Acanthodinium spinosum Kofoid
Acanthodinium spinosum Kofoid 1907: 194, pl. 11: fig. 66
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.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Acanthodinium.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cladopyxis spinosa (Kofoid) Schiller
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spiny.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Schiller, J. (1937). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. X. Band, 3. Abt. 2. Teil. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds), pp. 321-590, i-vii. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 January 2020.