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Phalacroma favus Kofoid & J.R.Michener 1911

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

 

Publication details
Phalacroma favus Kofoid & J.R.Michener 1911: 289, no fig.

Published in: Kofoid, C.A. & Michener, J.R. (1911). Reports on the scientific results of the expedition to the Eastern Tropical Pacific, in charge of Alexander Agassiz, by the U.S. Fish Commission Steamer "Albatross" from October 1904 to March 1905, Lieut. Commander L.M. Garrett, U.S.N., Commanding. XXII. New Genera and species of dinoflagellates. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 54(7): 265-302.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Phalacroma is Phalacroma porodictyum F.Stein.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), honeycomb (Brown 1956).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Prodinophysis favus (Kofoid & J.R.Michener) Balech 1944
Dinophysis favus (Kofoid & J.R.Michener) T.H.Abé 1967

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Prodinophysis favus (Kofoid & J.R.Michener) Balech

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Gómez, F., López-García, P. & Moreira, D. (2011). Molecular phylogeny of dinophysoid dinoflagellates: the systematic position of Oxyphysis oxytoxoides and the Dinophysis hastata group (Dinophysales, Dinophyceae). Journal of Phycology 47(2): 393-406.

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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