Pyrodinium minutum (Halim) F.J.R.Taylor 1976

Alexandrium minutum Halim

Current name: Alexandrium minutum HalimGeogina McDermott (

Publication Details
Pyrodinium minutum (Halim) F.J.R.Taylor 1976: 110

Published in: Taylor, F.J.R. (1976). Dinoflagellates from the International Indian Ocean Expedition: A report on material collected by the R.V. "Anton Bruun". Bibliotheca Botanica 132: 1-234, 46 pls, 5 charts, 5 tables.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pyrodinium is Pyrodinium bahamense L.Plate.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Alexandrium minutum Halim.

Alexandrium minutum Halim

Type Information
Type locality: Mediterranean Sea: Alexandra Harbour, Egypt; (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 13) Holotype: (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 13)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), very small, minute (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 27 May 2003 by Mairead Murphy.

Last updated: 04 December 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 December 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 27 May 2024

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