Gymnodinium sanguineum K.Hirasaka 1922

Akashiwo sanguinea (K.Hirasaka) Gert Hansen & Moestrup

Current name: Akashiwo sanguinea (K.Hirasaka) Gert Hansen & Moestrup
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Eagle Harbor marina, 400x, DIC - 18 October 2008. Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication Details
Gymnodinium sanguineum K.Hirasaka 1922: 161, fig. 1

Published in: Hirasaka, K. (1922). On a case of discolored sea-water. Annotationes Zoologicae Japonenses 10(15): 161–164.

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 Akashiwo sanguinea (K.Hirasaka) Gert Hansen & Moestrup.

Type Information
Type locality: "Kozusa-ura, an inlet of the Gokasho Bay, near the entrance of the Gulf of Ise" [actually Konsa-ura, Gokasho Bay, Mie Prefecture,Japan]; (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 43) Notes: "About the type locality, "Kozusa-ura" is a misreading of Chinese characters by Hirasaka (1922). The correct place name is "Konsa-ura". (Masahiro Suzuki pers. comm. July 2024).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), blood-red (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 10 July 2024

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 July 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 July 2024

 
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