Gymnodinium vitiligo D.
Gymnodinium vitiligo D.Ballantine 1956: 468, figs. 1-5
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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Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Karlodinium vitiligo (D.Ballantine) J.Larsen
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Faust & Gulledge (2002: 44) consider this species to be a synonym of Gymnodinium veneficum Ballantine (1956).
This is a freshwater species.
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.
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.
Parke, M. & Dixon, P.S. (1976). Check-list of British marine algae - third revision. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 56: 527-594.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2010 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 February 2020.