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Gymnodinium pirum F.Schütt

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Gymnodiniales
Family Gymnodiniaceae
Genus Gymnodinium

 

Publication details
Gymnodinium pirum F.Schütt 1895: 166, pl. 23: fig. 76.1-4

Published in: Schütt, F. (1895). Die Peridineen der Plankton-Expedition. Ergebnisse der Plankton-Expedition der Humboldt-Stiftung 4: 1-170, 27 pls.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Torquentidium pirum (Schütt) H.H.Shin, Z.Li, K.W.Lee & K.Matsuoka

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), a pear.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Atlantic Ocean (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
Shin, H.H., Li, Z., Lee, K.-W. & Matsuoka, K. (2019). Molecular phylogeny and morphology of Torquentidium gen et comb. nov. for Cochlodinium convolutum and allied species (Ceratoperidiniaceae, Dinophyceae). European Journal of Phycology 54(3): 249-262.

Key references
Lemmermann, E. (1899). Ergebnisse einer Reise nach dem Pacific. (H. Schauinsland 1896/97). Abhandlungen herausgegeben vom Naturwissenschaftlichen zu Bremen 16: 313-398, pls I-III.

Created: 15 April 2013 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 08 November 2019 by Wendy Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Gómez, F. (2018). Redefinition of Ceratoperidinium and Pseliodinium (Ceratoperidiniaceae, Dinophyceae) including reassignment of Gymnodinium fuscus, Cochlodinium helix and C. pirum to Pseliodinium. CICIMAR Oceánides 33(1): 1-11, 103 figs.

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Wendy 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 19 February 2020.

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