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Gymnodinium crystallinum Deflandre

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 crystallinum Deflandre 1939: 165; pl. V: fig. 1-3

Published in: Deflandre, G. (1938). Microplancton des mers jurassiques conservé dans les marnes de Villers-sur-Mer (Calvados). Étude preliminaire et considérations générales. Trav. Stat. Zool. Wimereux 13: 147-200, pl. 5-11.

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 Scriniodinium crystallinum (Deflandre) Klement

This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crystalline.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Previously appearing in Deflandre 1938, Comptes Rendus de l'Academie de Sciences, Paris, v. 206: [688], fig. 1, without description (INA) - (18 Mar 2018) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Type information
Marnes oxfordiennes de Villers-sur-Mer (Calvados). Jurassic.

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.

Source of current name
Klement, K.W. (1957). Revisión der Gattungszugehörigkeit einiger in die Gattung Gymnodinium Stein eingestüfter arten jurassischer Dinoflagellaten (vorläufige Mitteilung). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Monatshefte no. 9: 408-410.

Key references
Deflandre, G. (1938). Sur le microplancton des mers jurassiques, conservé à l'état de matière organique dans les marnes de Villier-sur-Mer. Comptes Rendues de l'Academie des Sciences [Paris] 206: 687-689.

Created: 18 March 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

Verified by: 18 March 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 February 2020.

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