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Gymnodinium cyaneum J.Schiller 1955

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 cyaneum J.Schiller 1955: 30, pl. II [2]: fig. 16

Published in: Schiller, J. (1955). Untersuchungen an den planktischen Protophyten des Neusiedlersees 1950-1954. Wissenschaftliche Arbeiten aus dem Burgenland 9: 1-66.

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 Nusuttodinium cyaneum (J.Schiller) Moestrup & Calado

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dark blue.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
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.

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.

Created: 05 May 2013 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 17 October 2018 by M.D. 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.)

Hu, H., Yu, M. & Zhang, X. (1980). [Discovery of phycobilin in Gymnodinium cyaneum Hu sp. nov. and its phylogenetic significance]. Chinese Science Bulletin 25: 651-653. [in Chinese]
Hu, H.J. (1983). On Gymnodinium cyaneum Hu. Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology 1: 198-199.

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