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Gymnodinium meervallii Redeke 1919

Publication details
Gymnodinium meervallii Redeke 1919: 128, figs 1, 2 (as 'meervalli' )

Published in: Redeke, H.C. (1919). Bijdrage tot de kennis der inlandsche Zoetwater-Peridinee├źn. Bijdragen tot de Dierkunde te Amsterdam 21: 123-125.

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

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
According to Moestrup & Calado (2018: 369), "Gymnodinium meervalli Redeke (1919, p. 128, figs 1, 2) was described as a colorless flagellate with a bright red eyespot, very similar to O. fastigata. It differs mainly in the position of the nucleus, stated to be in the epicone, and in the variable shape of the slightly metabolic tip of the epicone. Further observations are needed to determine whether it constitutes a separate species [from Opisthoaulax fastigata (B. Kirchhoff & Barbara Meyer) Calado 2011]. - (26 Oct 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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.

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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Verified by: 26 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 19 September 2020.

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