Amphidiniopsis pectinaria Toriumi, Yoshimatsu & J.D.Dodge 2002
Amphidiniopsis pectinaria Toriumi, Yoshimatsu & J.D.Dodge 2002: 117, 119, 120, 121, figs 13-23
Published in: Toriumi, S., Yoshimatsu, S. & Dodge, J.D. (2002). Amphidiniopsis uroensis sp. nov. and Amphidiniopsis pectinaria sp. nov. (Dinophyceae): two new benthic dinoflagelletes from Japan. Phycological Research 50(2): 115-124, 23 figs, 2 tables.
Publication date: June 2002
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Ohama Beach, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan (Toriumi, Yoshimatsu & Dodge 2002: 117). Holotype: Fig. 14 (epitype) Sand-dwelling, marine. (Toriumi, Yoshimatsu & Dodge 2002: 117). Notes: Isotype: Figs 13, 19 and 20.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Cells dorso-ventrally compressed, lacking photosynthetic pigments, 33-40 µm in length and 29-35 µm in width; thecal plate formula Po, 4', 3a, 7", 3c, 4s (+1 acc.), 5"', 2""; thecal plates thick providing small processes, small spines and pores; epitheca arch-shaped with a narrow ridge along the suture between 1', 4' and 7"; hypotheca cylindrical with rounded antapex; two antapical plates with unique pectinated ornamentation; nucleus situated centrally; eyespot lacking.
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Toriumi, S., Yoshimatsu, S. & Dodge, J.D. (2002). Amphidiniopsis uroensis sp. nov. and Amphidiniopsis pectinaria sp. nov. (Dinophyceae): two new benthic dinoflagelletes from Japan. Phycological Research 50(2): 115-124, 23 figs, 2 tables.
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