Gymnodinium pygmaeum Lebour
Gymnodinium pygmaeum Lebour 1925: 38, pl. 4: fig. 4
Published in: Lebour, M.V. (1925). The dinoflagellates of northern seas. pp. [i]-vii, -250. Plymouth: Published by the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom.
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Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: English Channel, half-way between Plymouth and the French Coast (Moestrup, Lindberg & Daugbjerg 2009). Type: May 1923; (Moestrup, Lindberg & Daugbjerg 2009
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.
Gómez, F. (2008). Phytoplankton invasions: comments on the validity of categorizing the non-indigenous dinoflagellates and diatoms in European Seas. Marine Pollution Bulletin 56: 620-628.
Krakhmalny, A.F. [Krachmalny, A.F.] (2011). Dinophyta of Ukraine (illustrated book for identification). Ed by P.M.Tsarenko. pp. -442, 32 figs, 117 pls. Kiev: Alterpres. [in Russian]
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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