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Gymnodinium excavatum Van Meel, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Gymnodinium excavatum Van Meel 1969: 7, 14, pl. I: fig. C, nom. illeg.

Published in: Van Meel, L. (1969). Études hydrobiologiques sur les eaux saumatres de Belgique. X. Espèces de protistes rares ou nouvelles pour la côte Belge. Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique Biologie 45: 1-18.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gymnodinium is Gymnodinium fuscum (Ehrenberg) F.Stein.

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

Taxonomic notes
Illegitimate: priority for Gymnodinium excavatum Nygaard, 1945. - (7 Oct 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Parke, M. & Dixon, P.S. (1976). Check-list of British marine algae - third revision. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 56: 527-594.

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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