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Gyrodinium pellucidum (Wulff) J.Schiller 1933

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Gymnodiniales
Family Gyrodiniaceae
Genus Gyrodinium

 

Publication details
Gyrodinium pellucidum (Wulff) J.Schiller 1933: 490, fig. 521 a, b

Published in: Schiller, J. (1933). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae) in monographischer behandlung.. 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. 433-617. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gyrodinium is Gyrodinium spirale (Bergh) Kofoid & Swezy.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Gymnodinium pellucidum Wulff

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pellucid, translucent but not hyaline (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gymnodinium pellucidum Wulff 1916

Taxonomic notes
Dodge (1982: 104) notes it has recently been suggested that this organism is in fact the gamete stage of Polykrikos kofoidii (Morey-Gaines & Ruse, 1980).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

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