Gymnodinium acuminatum Christen, nom. inval.
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.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: no type designation. - (25 Oct 2018) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Moestrup, Ø. & Calado, A.J. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater Flora of Central Europe, Volume 6: Dinophyceae. pp. [i]-xii, -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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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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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 26 February 2020.