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Thecadinium semilunatum (Herdman) J.D.Dodge 1982

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 semilunatum (Herdman) J.D.Dodge 1982: 58, fig. 5D

Published in: Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ankistrodinium semilunatum (Herdman) Hoppenrath, Shauna Murray, Sparmann & Leander

Basionym
Amphidinium semilunatum E.C.Herdman

Type information
Type locality: England: Isle of Man:Port Erin (south end of beach) (Index Nominum Algarum).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Amphidinium semilunatum Lebour 1925
Amphidinium semilunatum Schiller 1933

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Port Erin (Dodge 1982: 58). Type: Sandy Beach. (Dodge 1982: 58).

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Source of current name
Hoppenrath, M., Murray, S., Sparmann, S.F. & Leander, B.S. (2012). Morphology and molecular phylogeny of Ankistrodinium gen. nov. (Dinophyceae), a new genus of marine sand-dwelling dinoflagellates formerly classified within Amphidinium. Journal of Phycology 48(5): 1143-1152.

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