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Murrayella spinosa Kofoid 1907

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

 

Publication details
Murrayella spinosa Kofoid 1907: 192, pl. 9: fig. 57

Published in: Kofoid, C.A. (1907). 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. IX. New species of dinoflagellates. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 50: 161-207.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Murrayella is Murrayella globosa Kofoid.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Amphidoma nucula Stein

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spiny.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
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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