Gymnodinium glaucum Conrad
Gymnodinium glaucum Conrad 1926: 80, pl. I: figs 13-15
Published in: Conrad, W. (1926). Recherches sur les flagellates de nos eaux saumâtres. 1e partie: dinoflagellates. Archiv für Protistenkunde 55: 63-100, 2 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Amphidinium conradii J.Schiller
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), covered with a greyish bloom; blue-grey.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Moestrup & Calado (2018: 147) note, "Gymnodinium glaucum W. Conrad (1926, p. 80, pl. 1, figs 13%u201315), from brackish water in Belgium, is slightly larger, measuring 32-40 µm in length, and in width 15-20 µm (epicone) and 20-26 µm (hypocone). It formed resting stages in which the cells were surrounded by large amounts of mucilage. It is closely related or identical to N. amphidinioides." - (17 Oct 2018) - M.D. Guiry
This is a brackish species.
Type locality: brackish water, near Nieuport, Belgium (Silva 1996-to date).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
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.
Created: 15 April 2013 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 October 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 February 2020.