Gymnodinium veneficum D.Ballantine 1956

Publication Details
Gymnodinium veneficum D.Ballantine 1956: 467, figs. 6-17

Published in: Ballantine, D. (1956). Two new marine species of Gymnodinium isolated from the Plymouth area. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 35: 467-474.

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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 Karlodinium veneficum (D.Ballantine) J.Larsen.

Type Information
Type locality: Hamoaze, over Rubble Bank, off King William Point, South Yard, Devonport, England; (Bergholtz et al 2006: 189) Holotype: (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 44) Notes: Type culture Plymouth 103; Collector: Mary Parke (INA).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 23 November 2020

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 November 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 18 May 2024

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