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Tetradinium Klebs  1912;  4 of 5 species descriptions are currently accepted taxonomically (Guiry and Guiry 2013).

Order Phytodiniales;  Family Phytodiniaceae

At least some species have been moved to Gymnodinium, e.g. T. chiastosporum is now G. chiastosporum (Lewis and Dodge, 2011).










Guiry, M.D. and G.M. Guiry  2013.  AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.  http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 July 2012.

Klebs, G.  1912.  Über Flagellaten- und Algen-ähnliche Peridineen.  Verh. Naturhist. Med. Vereins Heidelberg, N.F 11: 369-451.

Lewis, J.M., and J.D. Dodge 2011.  Phylum Dinophyta *Dinoflagellates).  In:John, D.M.,B.A. Whitton, and A.J. Brook (Eds.).  The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles.  Cambridge University Press (878 pp).







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