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Gymnodinium irregulare B.Hope

Publication details
Gymnodinium irregulare B.Hope 1954: 152, fig. 1 g-j

Published in: Hope, B. (1954). Floristic and taxonomic observations on marine phytoplankton from Nordåsvatn, near Bergen. Nytt Magasin for Botanik 2: 149-153, 1 fig.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), irregular (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
This species name appeared in April, 1954 (INA).` While there is very little description, there is sufficent for validation. - (30 Jun 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Gómez, F. (2005). A list of free-living dinoflagellate species in the world's oceans. Acta Botanica Croatica 64: 129-212.

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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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 25 February 2020.

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