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Gymnodinium tenuissimum Lauterborn

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 tenuissimum Lauterborn 1894: 396

Published in: Lauterborn, R. (1894). Ueber die Winterfauna einiger Gewässer der Oberrheinebene. Mit Beschreibungen neuer Protozoen. Biologische Centralblatt 14: 390-398.
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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 Borghiella tenuissima (Lauterborn) Moestrup, Gert Hansen & Daugberg

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very fine (Lewis & Short 1890).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Popovsky & Pfiester (1990: 147) cite the authorities for this species as Gymnodinium tenuissimum Lauterborn 1894.

Moestrup et al. (2008:74) cite Gymnodinium tenuissimum Lauterborn 1899: 388, pl. XVIII, fig. 26. - (5 Nov 2008) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Maudach near Ludwigshafen a. Rhein (Silva 1996-to date).

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Source of current name
Moestrup, Ø., Hansen, G. & Daugbjerg, N. (2008). Studies on woloszynskioid dinoflagellates III: on the ultrastructure and phylogeny of Borghiella dodgei gen. et sp. nov., a cold-water species from Lake Tovel, N. Italy, and on B. tenuissima comb. nov. (syn. Woloszynskia tenuissima). Phycologia 47: 54-78.

Key references
Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Schiller, J. (1932). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. 10. Bd 3. Abt. 1 Teil. (Kolkwitz, R. Eds), pp. 257-432. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.

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