Amphidiniopsis uroensis Toriumi, Yoshimatsu & J.D.Dodge 2002
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.
Publication date: June 2002
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
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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.
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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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