Gymnodinium breve C.C.Davis 1948
Gymnodinium breve C.C.Davis 1948: 358, figs 1, 2 (as 'brevis')
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Karenia brevis (C.C.Davis) Gert Hansen & Moestrup.
Type locality: Gulf of Mexico: near Naples, Florida, USA; (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 38) Holotype: (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 38)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), short, of small extent (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 19 May 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 May 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 December 2022