Dissodinium fusiforme (C.W.Thomson) Matzenauer 1933

Publication Details
Dissodinium fusiforme (C.W.Thomson) Matzenauer 1933: 439

Published in: Matzenauer, L. (1933). Die Dinoflagellaten des Indischen Ozeans. Botanisches Archiv 35(4): 437-510, 77 figures, 2 plates.

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Publication date: 1933

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Dissodinium is Dissodinium lunula (F.Schütt) G.A.Klebs.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pyrocystis fusiformis C.W.Thomson.

Pyrocystis fusiformis C.W.Thomson

Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), fusiform; swollen at the middle and tapering to each end like a spindle; narrowly ellipsoid (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 29 May 2003 by Mairead Murphy.

Last updated: 02 September 2022

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