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Goniodoma acuminatum (Ehrenberg) F.Stein 1883

Publication details
Goniodoma acuminatum (Ehrenberg) F.Stein 1883: 12, legend to pl. VII: figs 1-16; pl. VIII: fig. 1

Published in: Stein, F. (1883). Die naturgeschichte der arthrodelen Flagellaten. In: Der Organismus der Infusionstiere. III. Pt. 2. ( Eds), pp. 1-30. Leipzig:

Type species
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

Basionym
Peridinium acuminatum Ehrenberg

Type information
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).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Goniodoma acuminatum (Ehrenberg) F.Stein)
Europe: Black Sea (Goméz & Boicenco 2004, Goméz & Boicenco 2004, BSPC Editorial Board 2014, Zotov 2018), Mediterranean (Gómez 2003).

World: World (Gómez 2005, Gómez 2005, Gómez 2012).

Source of current name
Kretschmann, J., Elbrächter, M., Zinssmeister, C., Soehner, S., Kirsch, M., Kusber, W.-H. & Gottschling, M. (2015). Taxonomic clarification of the dinophyte Peridinium acuminatum Ehrenberg,  ? Scrippsiella acuminata, comb. nov. (Thoracosphaeraceae, Peridiniales). Phytotaxa 220(3): 239-256.

Key references
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

Sournia, A. (1986). Atlas du phytoplancton marin. Volume I: Cyanophycées, Dictyophycées, Dinophycées, Raphidophycées. pp. [1]-219. Paris: Éditions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 15, quai Anatole France - 75700 Paris.

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