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Gymnodinium dodgei R.Sarma & Y.S.R.K.Shyam

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 dodgei R.Sarma & Y.S.R.K.Shyam 1974: 21, figs 1-3, 9-12

Published in: Sarma, Y.S.R.K. & Shyam, R. (1974). On the morphology, reproduction and cytology of two new freshwater dinoflagellates from India. British Phycological Journal 9(1): 21-29, 14 figs, 1 table.

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 Tovellia dodgei (R.Sarma & Y.S.R.K.Shyam) K.N.Mertens & H.Gu

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: near Sarnath, District Varanasi, India (Sarma & Shyam 1974: 21). Iconotype: Figs 1, 2: February 1970; temporary pond. (Sarma & Shyam 1974: 21, 22).

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Source of current name
Luo, Z., You, X., Mertens, K.N. & Gu, H. (2016). Morphological and molecular characterization of Tovellia cf. aveirensis (Dinophyceae) from Jiulong River, China. Nova Hedwigia 103: 79-94.

Key references
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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