Gymnodinium fuscum (Ehrenberg) F.Stein 1878

Gymnodinium fuscum (Ehrenberg) F.Stein

Current name: Gymnodinium fuscum (Ehrenberg) F.Stein
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Pond, Lugols, 1000x, DIC - 09 April 2011. Karl Bruun

Publication Details
Gymnodinium fuscum (Ehrenberg) F.Stein 1878: 95

Published in: Stein, F. von (1878). Der Organismus der Infusionsthiere nach eigenen forschungen in systematischere Reihenfolge bearbeitet. III. Abtheilung. Die Naturgeschichte der Flagellaten oder Geisselinfusorien. I. Hälfte, Den noch nicht abgeschlossenen allgemeinen Theil nebst erklärung: Der sämmtlichen Abbildungen enthaltend. pp. i-x, 1-154, pls I-XXIV. Leipzig: Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann.

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Type Species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Gymnodinium.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Peridinium fuscum Ehrenberg

Type Information
Type locality: bei Berlin zwischen Conferven; (INA 1996) Type: 4. Mai 1832; see above; (INA 1996)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), a sombre brown, but often used to indicate darkness of colour (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 May 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 May 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 18 June 2024

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