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Gymnodinium elongatum B.Hope

Publication details
Gymnodinium elongatum B.Hope 1954: 152, fig. 1 a, b

Published in: Hope, B. (1954). Floristic and taxonomic observations on marine phytoplankton from Nordåsvatn, near Bergen. Nytt Magasin for Botanik 2: 149-153, 1 fig.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gymnodinium is Gymnodinium fuscum (Ehrenberg) F.Stein.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), elongated (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
The phrase "naked dinoflagellate" is sufficient description to validate this name together with the illustrations. - (23 Nov 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.

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Verified by: 23 November 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 April 2019.

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