Gymnodinium abbreviatum Kofoid & Swezy 1921

Publication Details
Gymnodinium abbreviatum Kofoid & Swezy 1921: 180, pl. 6, fig. 63, text fig. Z, 7

Published in: Kofoid, C.A. & Swezy, O. (1921). The free-living unarmored Dinoflagellata. Memoirs of the University of California 5: i-viii, 1-562.

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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 Balechina gracilis (Bergh) F.Gómez, Artigas & Gast.

Type Information
Type locality: Pacific off La Jolla, California; (Index Nominum Algarum) Type: July, August; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), shortened (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 03 January 2022

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 03 January 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 24 September 2023

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