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Gymnodinium pallidum Skuja

Publication details
Gymnodinium pallidum Skuja 1939: 47, pl. X: figs 32-34

Published in: Skuja, H. (1939). Beitrag zur Algenflora Lettlands II. Acta Horti Botanici Universitatis Latviensis 11/12: 41-169.

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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), pale, sallow, yellow-green, grey-green (Smith & Lockwood 1933).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Latvia: Prov. Vidzeme, in brackischen Küstentümpelen Rigaschen Meerbusens (Skuja 1939: 47). Notes: According to Thessen, Patterson & Murray (2012: 16), "This species was described by Skuja from brackish water in the Gulf of Riga, Spain". The type locality is in fact in the Gulf of Riga, Latvia.

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

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.

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