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Gymnodinium microadriaticum D.L.Taylor, nom. inval. 1971

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 microadriaticum D.L.Taylor 1971: 232, nom. inval.

Published in: Taylor, D.L. (1971). Ultrastructure of the 'zooxanthella' Endodinium chattonii in situ. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 51: 227-234, 3 pls.

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 Symbiodinium microadriaticum LaJeunesse

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Based on Symbiodinium microadriaticum Freudenthal, an invalid name. Also invalid. - (13 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Ledda, C., Schievano, A., Scaglia, B., Rossoni, M., Acién Fernández, F.G. & Adani, F. (2016). Integration of microalgae production with anaerobic digestion of dairy cattle manure: An overall mass and energy balance of the process. Journal of Cleaner Production 112: 103-112.

Key references
Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (1999). Cyanoprokaryota. 1. Chroococcales. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Begründet von A. Pascher. Band 19/1. (Ettl, H., Gärtner, G., Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. Eds), pp. 1-548. Heidelberg & Berlin: Spektrum, Akademischer Verlag.

Parke, M. & Dixon, P.S. (1976). Check-list of British marine algae - third revision. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 56: 527-594.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 17 August 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Deane, E.M. & O'Brien, R.W. (1978). Isolation and axenic culture of Gymnodinium microadriaticum from Tridacna maxima. British Phycological Journal 13: 189-195.
Deane, E.M., Duxbury, T. & O'Brien, R.W. (1979). Growth cycle of free-living Gymnodinium microadriaticum from Tridacna maxima. British Phycological Journal 14: 407-412, 20 figs.
Fitt, W.K., Chang, S.S. & Trench, R.K. (1981). Motility patterns of different strains of the symbiotic dinoflagellate Symbiodinium (=Gymnodinium) microadriaticum (Freudenthal) in culture. Bulletin of Marine Science 31: 436-443.

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