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Phalacroma pyriforme Kofoid & Skogsberg

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

 

Publication details
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.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Phalacroma is Phalacroma porodictyum F.Stein.

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).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

Key references
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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