Goniodoma acuminatum (Ehrenberg) F.Stein 1883
Goniodoma acuminatum (Ehrenberg) F.Stein 1883: 12, legend to pl. VII: figs 1-16; pl. VIII: fig. 1
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Goniodoma.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Scrippsiella acuminata (Ehrenberg) Kretschmann, Elbrächter, Zinssmeister, S.Soehner, Kirsch, Kusber & Gottschling.
Peridinium acuminatum Ehrenberg
Type locality: "FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY. Baltic Sea: Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel Fjord, August 1834 [extant], G.A. Michaelis, s.n."; (Kretschmann & al. 2015: 248) Notes: "... (holotype: fig. II 5! in Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Berlin 1834, 1836, original drawing sub No. 938 at BHUPM!, no physical material found; Baltic Sea, off Federal Republic of Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel Fjord, 18th March 2009 [extant]: M. Gottschling, K.J.S. Meier, S. Söhner & C. Zinßmeister, s.n. [GeoB 427], Epitype designated here: CEDiT2014E40!, Centre of Excellence for Dinophyte Taxonomy, isoepitypes: B400041372! M229751!; illustrated here in Fig. 2)."
Origin of Species Name
Participle A (Latin), acuminate, i.e. tapering gradually or abruptly from inwardly curved sides into a narrow point (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 03 October 2002 by Elizabeth Moran.
Last updated: 21 September 2015
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 21 September 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 December 2023