Gymnodinium bei H.J.Spero
Gymnodinium bei H.J.Spero 1987: 315, 316, figs 1-4, 7 (as 'béii' )
Published in: Spero, H.J. (1987). Symbiosis in the planktonic foraminifer, Orbulina universa, and the isolation of its symbiotic dinoflagellate, Gymnodinium béii sp. nov.. Journal of Phycology 23(2): 307-317, 7 figs.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pelagodinium bei (H.J.Spero) Siano, Montresor, Probert & Vargas
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Symbiont of Orbulina universa (Banaszak et al. 1993) - (29 Aug 2012) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: California Current, Pacific Ocean, Lat. 35º57'’54"" N, Long. 124º38’'42"" W. (Spero 1987: 316). Holotype: Fig. 7: intracellular symbiotic dinoflagellate of the spinose planktonic foraminefer, Orbicula universa d' Orbigny. (Spero 1987: 316). Notes: Type culture maintained at Univ. California, Santa Barbara.
Siano, P., Montresor, M., Not, F. & Vargas, C. de (2010). Pelagodinium gen. nov. and P. béii comb. nov., a dinoflagellate symbiont of planktonic Foraminifera. Protist 161: 385-399.
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
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Wendy 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 February 2020.