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Amphidinium asymmetricum var. compactum Herdman 1922

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

 

Publication details
Amphidinium asymmetricum var. compactum Herdman 1922: 22, fig. 6

Published in: Herdman E.C. (1922). Notes on dinoflagellates and other organisms causing discolouration of the sand at Port Erin. II. Proceedings and Transactions of the Liverpool Biological Society 36: 15-30.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Amphidinium is Amphidinium operculatum Claparède & Lachmann.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Togula compacta (Herdman) Flø Jorgensen, Shauna Murray & Daugbjerg

Type information
Type locality: Port Erin, Isle of Man (Jørgensen, Murray & Daugbjerg 2004: 292).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Jørgensen, M.F., Murray, S. & Daugbjerg, N. (2004). A new genus of athecate interstitial dinoflagellates, Togula gen. nov., previously encompassed within Amphidinium sensu lato: Inferred from light and electron microscopy and phylogenetic analyses of partial large subunit ribosomal DNA sequences. Phycological Research 52(3): 284-299.

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