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Gymnodinium pulchellum J.Larsen

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 pulchellum J.Larsen 1994: 32, fig. 58

Published in: Larsen, J. (1994). Unarmoured dinoflagellates from Australian waters I. The genus Gymnodinium (Gymnodiniales, Dinophyceae). Phycologia 33: 24-33.
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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 Takayama pulchella (Larsen) M.F.Salas, Bolch & Hallegraeff

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful and little (Stearn 1973).

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

Usage notes
Faust & Gulledge (2002: 42) notes this species is a toxic species. For further details consult original reference. Harmful species

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Tasman Sea: Hobsons Bay, Melbourne, Australia (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 42). Holotype: (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 42).

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Source of current name
Salas, M.F. de , Bolch, C.J.S., Botes, L., Nash, G., Wright, S.W. & Hallegraeff, G.M. (2003). Takayama gen. nov. (Gymnodiniales, Dinophyceae), a new genus of unarmoured dinoflagellates with sigmoid apical grooves, including the description of two new species. Journal of Phycology 39: 1233-1246.

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

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: 22 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.)

Steidinger, K.A., Landsberg, J.H., Truby, E.W. & Roberts, B.S. (1998). First report of Gymnodinium pulchellum (Dinophyceae) in North America and associated fish kills in the Indian River, Florida. Journal of Phycology 34: 431-437, 8 figs, 1 table.

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