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Gymnodinium mikimotoi Miyake & Kominami ex Oda

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

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Gymnodinium mikimotoi Miyake & Kominami ex Oda
Ireland.. Caroline Cusack. © Caroline Cusack (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

Gymnodinium mikimotoi Miyake & Kominami ex Oda
Ireland. Robin Raine. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Karenia mikimotoi (Miyake & Kominami ex Oda) Gert Hansen & Moestrup Ireland
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Gymnodinium mikimotoi Miyake & Kominami ex Oda 1935: 38, figs 1-3

Published in: Oda, M. (1935). [Gymnodinium mikimotoi Miyake et Kominami n. sp. (MS) and the influence of copper sulfate on the red tide]. Dobutsugaku Zasshi [Zoological Magazine] 47: 35-48. [in Japanese]

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 mikimotoi (Miyake & Kominami ex Oda) Gert Hansen & Moestrup

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

Usage notes
Faust & Gulledge (2002: 41) notes this species is a toxic species associated with massive kills of benthic invertebrates in coastal waters off Japan and Korea, yet the toxin mechanism and principles are poorly understood. For further detail consult original reference.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: NW Pacific Ocean: Gokasho Bay, Japan (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 40). Holotype: (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 40).

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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
Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.

Faust, M.A. & Gulledge, R.A. (2002). Identifying harmful marine dinoflagellates. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 42: 1-144.

Gómez, F. (2008). Phytoplankton invasions: comments on the validity of categorizing the non-indigenous dinoflagellates and diatoms in European Seas. Marine Pollution Bulletin 56: 620-628.

Hansen, G., Daugbjerg, N. & Henriksen, P. (2000). Comparitive study of Gymnodinium mikimotoi and Gymnodinium aureolum comb. nov. (=Gyrodinium aureolum) based on morphology, pigment composition and molecular data. Journal of Phycology 36: 394-410.

Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

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

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

Hansen, G., Daugbjerg, N. & Henriksen, P. (2000). Comparitive study of Gymnodinium mikimotoi and Gymnodinium aureolum comb. nov. (=Gyrodinium aureolum) based on morphology, pigment composition and molecular data. Journal of Phycology 36: 394-410.
Oda, M. (1935). [Gymnodinium mikimotoi Miyake et Kominami n. sp. (MS) and the influence of copper sulfate on the red tide]. Dobutsugaku Zasshi [Zoological Magazine] 47: 35-48. [in Japanese]
Takishita, K., Nakano, K. & Uchida, A. (1999). Preliminary phylogenetic analysis of plastid-encoded genes from an anomalously pigmented dinoflagellate Gymnodinium mikimotoi (Gymnodiniales, Dinophyta). Phycological Research 47: 257-262.
Takishita, K., Nakano, K. & Uchida, A. (2000). Origin of the plastid in the anomalously pigmented dinoflagellate Gymnodinium mikimotoi (Gymnodiniales, Dinophyta) as inferred from phylogenetic analysis based on the gene encoding the large subunit of form I-type RuBisCO. Phycological Research 48: 85-90.
Wargo, M.J. & Rizzo, P.J. (2000). Characterization of Gymnodinium mikimotoi (Dinophyceae) nuclei and identification of the major histone-like protein, HGm. Journal of Phycology 36: 584-589.

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M.D. 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 26 February 2020.

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