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Gymnodinium agile E.C.Herdman, nom. illeg.

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 agile E.C.Herdman 1922: 29, nom. illeg.

Published in: Herdman, E.C. (1922 '1921'). Notes on dinoflagellates and other organisms causing discolouration of the sand at Port Erin II. Proceedings and Transactions of the Liverpool Biological Society 36: 15-30.
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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 Herdmania litoralis J.D.Dodge

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

Taxonomic notes
Illegitimate: priority for Gymnodinium agile Kofoid & Swezy, 1921. - (8 Oct 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 February 2020.

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