Gymnodinium glandula E.C.Herdman
Gymnodinium glandula E.C.Herdman 1924: 81, figs 30, 31
Published in: Herdman, E.C. (1924). Notes on dinoflagellates and other organisms causing discolouration of the sand at Port Erin IV. Proceedings and Transactions of the Liverpool Biological Society 38: 75-84.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aduncodinium glandula (E.C.Herdman) N.S.Kang, H.J.Jeong & Moestrup
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), little gland (Brown 1956).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
"Glandula" is a noun in apposition, meaning a small gland (first declension noun, feminine). Gland with the suffix -ula is the diminunitive. - (3 Mar 2016) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine/freshwater species.
Type locality: on the shore at Port Erin, Isle of Man (Silva 1996-to date).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Kang, N.S., Jeong, H.J., Moestrup, Ø., Jang, T.Y., Lee, S.Y. & Lee, M.J. (2015). Aduncodinium gen. nov. and A. glandula comb. nov. (Dinophyceae, Pfiesteriaceae), from coastal waters off Korea: morphology and molecular characterization. Harmful Algae 41: 25-37, 8 figs 5 tables.
Created: 20 September 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 April 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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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 19 February 2020.