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Gymnodinium campbellii A.E.Thessen, D.J.Patterson & S.A.Murray, nom. inval.

Publication details
Gymnodinium campbellii A.E.Thessen, D.J.Patterson & S.A.Murray 2012: 6, 28, nom. inval. (as 'campbelli' )

Published in: 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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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.

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

Nomenclatural notes
"Campbell gave an account of a species that he called Gymnodinium translucens from the polyhaline portion of Gales Creek, North Carolina, USA. His account was accompanied by a drawing that does not match the drawings in Kofoid and Swezy's description of G. translucens. As we think Campbell used this name by mistake, we have (below) re-named this species Gymnodinium campbelli Thessen, Patterson & Murray. This species has been observed in the Chesapeake Bay" (Thessen, Patterson & Murray 2012: 6). This does not seem to consititute a validation of this name under the current rules of botanical nomenclature. - (4 May 2013) - M.D. Guiry

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No distributions recorded
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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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