Amphidinium microcephalum R.E.Norris
Amphidinium microcephalum R.E.Norris 177, fig. 26
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Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Amphidinium carterae Hulburt
Type locality: Station B67 of N.Z.O.I. Pacific Cruise, Sept. 1958, East of Curtis I., Kermadec group (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), little head.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Murray, S., Flø Jørgensen, M., Daugbjerg, N. & Rhodes, L. (2004). Amphidinium revisited. II. Rseolving species boundaries in the Amphidinium operculatum species complex (Dinophyceae), including the descriptions of Amphidinium trulla sp. nov. and Amphidinium gibbosum. comb. nov.. Journal of Phycology 40: 366-382.
Created: 11 May 2004 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 21 January 2011 by G.M. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 April 2021.