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Goniodoma polyedricum (Pouchet) Jørgensen 1899

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Thoracosphaerales
Family Thoracosphaeraceae
Genus Goniodoma

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Goniodoma polyedricum (Pouchet) Jørgensen
Apical view. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Goniodoma polyedricum (Pouchet) Jørgensen
Lateral view. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Triadinium polyedricum (Pouchet) J.D.Dodge Apical view
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Goniodoma polyedricum (Pouchet) Jørgensen 1899: 33

Published in: Jørgensen (1899). Protophyten und Protozoen im Plankton aus der norwegischen West-Küste. Bergens Mus. Arb. 6: 1-112.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Goniodoma is Goniodoma acuminatum (Ehrenberg) F.Stein.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Triadinium polyedricum (Pouchet) J.D.Dodge

Basionym
Peridinium polyedricum Pouchet

Type information
Type locality: France: Marseille (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latinised), polyhedron-like.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Heteraulacus polyedricus (Pouchet) Drugg & Loeblich Jr.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Dodge, J.D. (1981). Three new generic names in the Dinophyceae: Herdmania, Sclerodinium and Triadinium to replace Heteraulacus and Goniodoma. British Phycological Journal 16: 273-280, 11 figs.

Key references
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

Krakhmalny, A.F. [Krachmalny, A.F.] (2011). Dinophyta of Ukraine (illustrated book for identification). pp. [1]-442, 32 figs, 117 pls. Kiev: Alterpres. [in Russian]

Lebour, M.V. (1925). The dinoflagellates of northern seas. pp. [i]-vii, [1]-250. Plymouth: Published by the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom.

Schiller, J. (1937). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. X. Band, 3. Abt. 2. Teil. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds), pp. 321-590, i-vii. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.

Sournia, A. (1984). Classification et nomemclature de divers dinoflagellés marins (Dinophyceae). Phycologia 23(3): 345-355.

Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.

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