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Corythodinium  Loeblich, Jr. and Loeblich III, 1966
Taxonomic Serial No.: 183946

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Chromista  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2002   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       DivisionPyrrophycophyta  – dinoflagellates, dinoflagellés  
             OrderGonyaulacales Taylor, 1980  
                FamilyOxytoxaceae Lindemann, 1928  
                   GenusCorythodinium Loeblich, Jr. and Loeblich III, 1966  
    Direct Children:  
                      Species Corythodinium belgicae (Meunier, 1910) Taylor, 1976  
                      Species Corythodinium diploconus (Stein, 1883) Taylor, 1976  
                      Species Corythodinium tessellatum (Stein) Leoblich and Loeblich  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Corythodinium   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Steidinger, Karen A. and Karl Tangen / Carmelo R. Tomas ed.  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title: Dinoflagellates   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton   
  Page(s): 387-584   
  Publisher: Academic Press   
  Publication Place: San Diego, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-12-693018-X   
  Notes: Although published as part of an earlier work ("Identifying Marine Diatoms and Dinoflagellates," 1996), the 1997 compilation was used here. The editor's forword notes that "All nomenclatural novelties were validated in the original publications"   
  Reference for: Corythodinium   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Steiginger and Tangen (1997) note that Corythodinium "is recognized by Balech (1988a) and Sournia, 1986; but Dodge and Saunders (1985a) synomized it with Oxytoxum. Untill plate analyses are completed with dissected specimens, these genera should be kept separate"  



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