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Gymnodinium oppressum Conrad

Publication details
Gymnodinium oppressum Conrad 1926: 82, fig. D; pl. 1: figs 17-19

Published in: Conrad, W. (1926). Recherches sur les flagellates de nos eaux saumâtres. 1e partie: dinoflagellates. Archiv für Protistenkunde 55: 63-100, 2 pls.

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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.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Nieuport, Belgium (Conrad, 1926: 82). Notes: According to Thessen, Patterson & Murray (2012: 16), "This species was described by Conrad from brackish water in ruins near Newport, UK.". In fact, the species was described from brackish water near Nieuport, Belgium (Conrad 1926: 82).

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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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