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Gymnodinium cucumis Schütt 1895

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 cucumis Schütt 1895: 116, pl. 21: fig. 64.2

Published in: Schütt, F. (1895). Die Peridineen der Plankton-Expedition. Ergebnisse der Plankton-Expedition der Humboldt-Stiftung 4: 1-170, 27 pls.
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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 Cucumeridinium cucumis (F.Schütt) F.Gómez, P.López-García, H.Takayama & D.Moreira

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Gómez et al. (2015: 1100), Gymnodinium cucumis sensu Schütt 1895, fig. 64.1,3,4 is a heterotypic synonym of Cucumeridinium coeruleum - (25 Jan 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Atlantic Ocean (Index Nominum Algarum).

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Source of current name
Gómez, F., López-García, P., Takayama, H. & Moreira, D. (2015). Balechina and the new genus Cucumeridinium gen. nov. (Dinophyceae), unarmored dinoflagellate with thick cell coverings. Journal of Phycology 51(6): 1088-1105.

Key references
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.

Thessen, A.E., Patterson, D.J. & Murray, S.A. (2012). The taxonomic significance of species that have only been observed once: The genus Gymnodinium (Dinoflagellata) as an example. PLoS ONE 7(8): e44015.

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