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Gymnodinium pseudomirabile Gert Hansen & Flaim

Publication details
Gymnodinium pseudomirabile Gert Hansen & Flaim 2007: 114, fig. 7 A-G

Published in: Hansen, G. & Flaim, G. (2007). Dinoflagellates of the Trentino Province, Italy. Journal of Limnology 66: 107-141.
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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.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

The cell shape is ovoid and slightly dorso-ventrally flattened. The epi- and hyposome are hemispherical, the latter with a minute antapical indentation. The cingulum is median and not displaced. The sulcus, which is narrow and shallow, does not reach the antapex. It extends about 2/3 onto the episome and continues into a 'fishhook- shaped' apical groove. The rounded nucleus is situated centrally and is slightly premedian. The cell contains numerous greenish-brown chloroplasts that radiate towards the centre of the cell. No eyespot is present. Division cysts and cells in pairs were occasionally observed. Length: 31-36 µm, width: 28-31 µm.

Type information
Lake Tovel, Italy. (Hansen & Flaim 2007: 114). Notes: Holotypus: Fig. 7F.

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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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