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Gymnodinium lantzschii Utermöhl

Publication details
Gymnodinium lantzschii Utermöhl 1925: 407 (as 'Lantzschii' )

Published in: Utermöhl, H. (1925). Limnologische Phytoplanktonstudien. Die Besiedelung ostholsteinischer Seen mit Schwebpflanzen: Mit 42 Textabbildungen und Kurventafel. Archiv für Hydrobiologie Supplement 5: 1-527.

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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.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gymnodinium minimum Lantzsch 1914
Glenodinium minimum Bachmann 1923
Gymnodinium macronucleum Litvinenko 1963

Nomenclatural notes
New name for Gymnodinium minimum Lantzsch, 1914, nom. illeg., not Gymnodinium minimum Klebs, 1912. - (19 Apr 2018) - M.D. Guiry

Moestrup & Calado (2018: 102): "Gymnodinium macronucleum Litvinenko (1963, p. 76, 80, figs 1: 1-6), a coldwater species described from near Kharkiv, Ukraine, differs in having the nucleus in the hypocone but appears otherwise very similar to G. lantzschii." - (16 Oct 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Dillard, G.E. (2007). Freshwater algae of the southeastern United States Part 8. Chrysophyceae, Xanthophyceae, Cryptophyceae and Dinophyceae. Bibliotheca Phycologica 112: [i-vi], 1-127, 22 pls.

Krakhmalny, A.F. [Krachmalny, A.F.] (2011). Dinophyta of Ukraine (illustrated book for identification). Ed by P.M.Tsarenko. pp. [1]-442, 32 figs, 117 pls. Kiev: Alterpres. [in Russian]

Popovsky, J. & Pfiester, L.A. (1990). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Vol. 6. Dinophyceae (Dinoflagellida). pp. 1-272. Jena & Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

Schiller, J. (1932). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. 10. Bd 3. Abt. 1 Teil. (Kolkwitz, R. Eds), pp. 257-432. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.

Thessen, A.E., Patterson, D.J. & Murray, S.A. (2012). The taxonomic significance of species that have only been observed once: The genus Gymnodinium (Dinoflagellata) as an example. PLoS ONE 7(8): e44015.

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