Gymnodinium pulchellum J.Larsen
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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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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Faust & Gulledge (2002: 42) notes this species is a toxic species. For further details consult original reference. Harmful species
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Tasman Sea: Hobsons Bay, Melbourne, Australia (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 42). Holotype: (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 42).
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.
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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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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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.