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Gymnodinium acuminatum Christen, nom. inval.

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 acuminatum Christen 1954: 75, fig. 12, nom. inval.

Published in: Christen, H.R. (1959). Limnologische Untersuchungen im Hauserseegebiet. Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Hydrologie 21: 19-108.

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 Biecheleria pseudopalustris (J.Schiller) Moestrup, K.Lindberg & Daugbjerg

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.

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: no type designation. - (25 Oct 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Moestrup, Ø. & Calado, A.J. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater Flora of Central Europe, Volume 6: Dinophyceae. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-560, 421 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

Created: 22 October 2002 by Elizabeth Moran

Verified by: 25 October 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Evitt, W.R., Clarke, R.A.F. & Verdier, J.-P. (1967). Dinoflagellate studies III. Dinogymnium acuminatum n. gen., n. sp. (Maastrichtian) and other fossils formerly referable to Gymnodinium Stein. Stanford Univ. Publs., Geol. Sci. 10(4): 1-27.

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