Gymnodinium amphora Kofoid & Swezy
Gymnodinium amphora Kofoid & Swezy 1921: 185,fig. AA: 6; pl 3: fig. 26
Published in: Kofoid, C.A. & Swezy, O. (1921). The free-living unarmored Dinoflagellata. Memoirs of the University of California 5: i-viii, 1-562.
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Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Balechina pachydermata (Kofoid & Swezy) A.R.Loeblich Jr. & A.R.Loeblich III
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Pacific off La Jolla, California (Silva 1996-to date). Type: August; (Silva 1996-to date
Source of current name
Gómez, F., López-García, P., Takayama, H. & Moreira, D. (2015). Balechina and the new genus Cucumeridinium gen. nov. (Dinophyceae), unarmored dinoflagellate with thick cell coverings. Journal of Phycology 51(6): 1088-1105.
Gómez, F. (2005). A list of free-living dinoflagellate species in the world's oceans. Acta Botanica Croatica 64: 129-212.
Thessen, A.E., Patterson, D.J. & Murray, S.A. (2012). The taxonomic significance of species that have only been observed once: The genus Gymnodinium (Dinoflagellata) as an example. PLoS ONE 7(8): e44015.
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