Higher Classification: > Kingdom Chromista > Subkingdom Harosa > Infrakingdom Alveolata > Phylum Myzozoa > Subphylum Dinozoa > Infraphylum Dinoflagellata > Class Dinophyceae > Order Gymnodiniales > Family Gymnodiniaceae

Amphidinium Claperède & Lachmann, 1859

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted


Amphidinium acutissimum Schiller, 1933
Amphidinium acutum Lohmann
Amphidinium asymmetricum Kofoid & Swezy, 1921
Amphidinium bipes Herdman, 1924
Amphidinium carterae Hulburt, 1957
Amphidinium conus Schiller, 1933
Amphidinium corpulentum Kofoid & Swezy, 1921
Amphidinium crassum Lohmann, 1908
Amphidinium curvatum Schiller, 1928
Amphidinium flagellans Schiller
Amphidinium flexum Herdman, 1923
Amphidinium glabrum M.Hoppenrath & Y.B.Okolodkov, 2000
Amphidinium glaucum W.Conrad, 1926
Amphidinium globosum Schröder, 1911
Amphidinium herdmanii Kofoid & Swezy, 1921
Amphidinium hoefleri Schiller & Diskus
Amphidinium incoloratum Campbell, 1973
Amphidinium kesselitzii Schiller
Amphidinium klebsii Kofoid & Swezy, 1921
Amphidinium lanceolatum Schroder, 1911
Amphidinium latum Lebour, 1925
Amphidinium longum Lohmann, 1908
Amphidinium manannini Herdman, 1924
Amphidinium massartii Biecheler, 1952
Amphidinium operculatum Claparède & Lachmann, 1859
Amphidinium ovoideum (Lemmermann) Lemmermann, 1900
Amphidinium ovum Herdman, 1924
Amphidinium pelagicum Lebour, 1925
Amphidinium poecilochroum Larsen, 1985
Amphidinium psittacus Larsen, 1985
Amphidinium rhynchocephalum Anissimowa, 1926
Amphidinium schroederi Schiller
Amphidinium scissum Koifoid & Swezy, 1921
Amphidinium semilunatum Herdman, 1924
Amphidinium sphenoides WüIff, 1916
Amphidinium steinii Lemmermann, 1910
Amphidinium stigmatum Schiller, 1928
Amphidinium testudo Herdman, 1924


basis of record

Gómez, F., 2005. A list of free-living dinoflagellate species in the world’s oceans. Acta Bot. Croat. 64 (1), 129-212.

additional source

Lakkis, S. (2011). Le phytoplancton marin du Liban (Méditerranée orientale): biologie, biodiversité, biogéographie. Aracne: Roma. ISBN 978-88-548-4243-4. 293 pp.

additional source


additional source

Parker, S.P. (Ed.) (1982). Synopsis and classification of living organisms. McGraw Hill Book Company: New York, NY (USA). ISBN 0-07-079031-0. 1166, 1232 pp.




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Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Amphidinium Claperède & Lachmann, 1859. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:109473




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