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Thecadinium arenarium S.Yoshimatsu, S.Toriumi & J.D.Dodge 2004

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Peridiniales
Family Thecadiniaceae
Genus Thecadinium

 

Publication details
Thecadinium arenarium S.Yoshimatsu, S.Toriumi & J.D.Dodge 2004: 216, 219, figs 6, 39-46, 51

Published in: Yoshimatsu, S., Toriumi, S. & Dodge, J.D. (2004). Morphology and taxonomy of five marine sand-dwelling Thecadinium species (Dinophyceae) from Japan, including four new species: Thecadinium arenarium sp. nov., Thecadinium ovatum sp. nov., Thecadinium striatum sp. nov. & Thecadinium yashimaense sp. nov. Phycological Research 52(3): 211-223.
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Publication date: September 2004

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Thecadinium is Thecadinium petasatum Kofoid & Skogsberg.

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

Type information
Ohama beach, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan (Yoshimatsu, Toriumi & Dodge 2004: 219). Holotype: Fig. 39 (epitype) (Yoshimatsu, Toriumi & Dodge 2004: 219). Notes: Isotypes: Figs 41 and42

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), in sandy places.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Description
Cells wide-fusiform in shape, photosynthetic with brown chloroplasts, 35-41 µm long, 25-30 µm wide. Epitheca semielliptical with an apical pore. Cingulum strong left-handed spiral. Plate formula: Po, 3', 1a, 6', 5c, 4s, 5"', 1"". Hypotheca semielliptical with one antapical plate.

Habitat
Marine, sand-dwelling

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Key references
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.

Created: 02 December 2004 by Sandy Lawson

Verified by: 22 August 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Yoshimatsu, S., Toriumi, S. & Dodge, J.D. (2004). Morphology and taxonomy of five marine sand-dwelling Thecadinium species (Dinophyceae) from Japan, including four new species: Thecadinium arenarium sp. nov., Thecadinium ovatum sp. nov., Thecadinium striatum sp. nov. & Thecadinium yashimaense sp. nov. Phycological Research 52(3): 211-223.

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