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Amphidiniopsis uroensis Toriumi, Yoshimatsu & J.D.Dodge 2002

Publication details
Amphidiniopsis uroensis Toriumi, Yoshimatsu & J.D.Dodge 2002: 116, 117, figs 2-12

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.
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Publication date: June 2002

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Amphidiniopsis is Amphidiniopsis kofoidii Woloszynska.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Uro beach, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan (Toriumi, Yoshimatsu & Dodge 2002: 117). Holotype: Fig. 3 (epitype) Sand-dwelling, marine. (Toriumi, Yoshimatsu & Dodge 2002: 117). Notes: Isotype: Figs 2, 8 and 9.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Description
Cells dorso-ventrally compressed, lacking photosynthetic pigments, 28-31 µm in length and 23-28 µm in width; thecal plate formula Po, 3', 3a, 6", 3c, 4s (+1 acc.), 5"', 2""; thecal plates thick providing small processes, spines and pores; epitheca of arched shape with a narrow ridge along plates 1' and 3'; hypotheca cylindrical; nucleus situated centrally; eyespot absent.

Habitat
Sand-dwelling, marine.

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Key references
Gómez, F. (2005). A list of free-living dinoflagellate species in the world's oceans. Acta Botanica Croatica 64: 129-212.

Gómez, F., Lopez-García, P. & Moreira, D. (2011). Molecular phylogeny of the sand-dwelling dinoflagellates Amphidiniopsis hirsuta and A. swedmarkii (Peridiniales, Dinophyceae). Acta Protozoologica 50: 255-262.

Hoppenrath, M., Murray, S.A., Chomérat, N. & Horiguchi, T. (2014). Marine benthic dinoflagellates - unravelling their worldwide biodiversity. Kleine Senckenberg-Reihe Vol. 54. pp. [1]-276. Frankfurt am Main & Stuttgar: V. Mosbrugger & E. Schweizerbartsche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

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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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