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Gymnodinium terrum Baumeister 1943

Publication details
Gymnodinium terrum Baumeister 1943: 336, fig. 3 a

Published in: Baumeister, W. (1943). Die Dinoflagellaten der Kreise Pfarrkirchen und Eggenfelden (Gau Bayreuth) 2. Das Sumpfgebiet im Walde südlich Altersham.. Archiv für Protistenkunde 97: 344-364.

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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gymnodinium is Gymnodinium fuscum (Ehrenberg) F.Stein.

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

Taxonomic notes
Moestrup & Calado (2018: 472) note, "Cells colorless, shaped like a quadrangle. Epi- and hypocone both conical with slightly convex sides, equal in length. Epicone wider than hypocone. Cell length 28 µm, width 23-27 µm. Cells swim slowly with sudden jumps. Found in grassy hollows in Germany. The description provides no information about cingulum, sulcus or cells contents, and only a silhouette is used as an illustration." - (31 Aug 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Moestrup, Ø. & Calado, A.J. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater Flora of Central Europe, Volume 6: Dinophyceae. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-560, 421 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

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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