Phalacroma pyriforme Kofoid & Skogsberg
Phalacroma pyriforme Kofoid & Skogsberg 1928: 122, fig. 4: 4, 5
Published in: Kofoid, C.A. & Skogsberg, T. (1928). 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. [No.] XXXV. The Dinoflagellata: the Dinophysoidae. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy, at Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass. 51: 1-766.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dinophysis pyriformis (Kofoid & Skogsberg) Balech
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), pear-shaped (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Balech, E. (1967). Dinoflagelados nuevos o interesantes del Golfo de México y Caribe. Revista Museo Argentino Ciencias Naturales "B. Rivadavia", Hydrobiologia 2(3): 77-144.
Schiller, J. (1931). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. 10. Bd 3. Abt. 1 Teil. (Kolkwitz, R. Eds), pp. 1-256. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.
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