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Gymnodinium brevisulcatum F.H.Chang 1999

Classification:
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 brevisulcatum F.H.Chang 1999: 379, figs 2-16

Published in: Chang, F.H. (1999). Gymnodinium brevisulcatum sp. nov. (Gymnodiniales, Dinophyceae), a new species isolated from the 1998 summer toxic bloom in Wellington Harbour, New Zealand. Phycologia 38(5): 377-384, 21 figs, 2 tables.
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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 Karenia brevisulcata (F.H.Chang) Gert Hansen & Moestrup

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Usage notes
Very toxic (Chang 1999). - (22 Aug 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Wellington Harbour, New Zealand (Chang 1999: 378). Holotype: Figs 7-11: 1998; (Chang 1999: 379, 378).

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Source of current name
Daugbjerg, N., Hansen, G., Larsen, J. & Moestrup, Ø. (2000). Phylogeny of some of the major genera of dinoflagellates based on ultrastructure and partial LSU rDNA sequence data, including the erection of three new genera of unarmoured dinoflagellates. Phycologia 39: 302-317.

Key references
Hallegraeff, G.M., Anderson, D.M. & Cembella, A.D., Eds (2003). Manual on harmful marine microalgae. Paris: UNESCO.

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Verified by: 19 May 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Chang, F.H. (1999). Gymnodinium brevisulcatum sp. nov. (Gymnodiniales, Dinophyceae), a new species isolated from the 1998 summer toxic bloom in Wellington Harbour, New Zealand. Phycologia 38(5): 377-384, 21 figs, 2 tables.

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