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Gymnodinium aestivale Skvortzov

Publication details
Gymnodinium aestivale Skvortzov 1968: 86, pl. I [1]: fig. 11

Published in: Skvortzov, B. (1968). New and little known Peridineae from northern Manchuria, China. Quarterly Journal of the Taiwan Museum 21: 79-114.

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

Origin of species name
summer-flowering.

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

Taxonomic notes
Moestrup & Calado (2018: 125-6) note, "Gymnodinium aestivale Skvortsov (1968, p, 86, pl. I, fig. 11), described from Manchuria, may be the same species. Skvortsov%u2019s drawing is reminiscent of Gymnodinium rarum, showing an epicone much smaller than the hypocone. However, his description does not agree with his figure, as he states that epi- and hypocone are of almost the same size." - (17 Oct 2018) - 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.

Created: 28 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.

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