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Gymnodinium bei H.J.Spero 1987

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 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.
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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 Pelagodinium bei (H.J.Spero) Siano, Montresor, Probert & Vargas

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Habitat notes
Symbiont of Orbulina universa (Banaszak et al. 1993) - (29 Aug 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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.

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Key references
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. ..

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