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Gymnodinium fungiforme Anisimova [Anissimowa] 1926

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 fungiforme Anisimova [Anissimowa] 1926: 192, 193, figs 9, 10

Published in: Anisimova, N.V. (1926). Novye Peridineae, najdennye v solennych vodoemach Staroj Russy (Novgorod. Gub.). Russki Gidrobioogischeskii Zhurnal 5: 188-193.

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 Katodinium fungiforme (Anissimova) Fott

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

Nomenclatural notes
According to Popovsky & Pfiester (1990: 127) this species was published by Anisomova in 1920; we follow Moestrup & Calado (2018: 294).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Fott, B. (1957). Taxonomie drobnohledné flory našich vod [Taxonomie der mikroskopischen Flora einheimischer Gewasser]. Preslia 29: 278-319, 11 figs. [in Czech and German]

Key references
Popovsky, J. & Pfiester, L.A. (1990). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Vol. 6. Dinophyceae (Dinoflagellida). pp. 1-272. Jena & Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

Schiller, J. (1932). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. 10. Bd 3. Abt. 1 Teil. (Kolkwitz, R. Eds), pp. 257-432. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.

Skuja, H. (1956). Taxonomische und biologische Studien über das Phytoplankton schwedischer Binnengewässer. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series IV 16(3): 1-404, + 63 pls.

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Verified by: 04 April 2020 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.)

Spero, H.J. & Morée, M.D. (1981). Phagotrophic feeding and its importance to the life cycle of the holozoic dinoflagellate, Gymnodinium fungiforme. Journal of Phycology 17: 43-51, 18 figs, 1 table.
Spero, H.J. (1982). Phagotrophy in Gymnodinium fungiforme (Pyrrhophyta): the peduncle as an organelle of ingestion. Journal of Phycology 18: 356-360, 4 figs.

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