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Gymnodinium acidotum Nygaard

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 acidotum Nygaard 1950: 155, fig. 95

Published in: Nygaard, G. (1950 '1949'). Hydrobiological studies on some Danish ponds and lakes. Part II: The quotient hypothesis and some new or little known phytoplankton organisms. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 7(1): 1-294.

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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 Nusuttodinium acidotum (Nygaard) Y.Takano & T.Horiguchi

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Takano, Y., Yamaguchi, H., Inouye, I., Moestrup, Ø. & Horiguchi, T. (2014). Phylogeny of five species of Nusuttodinium gen. nov. (Dinophyceae), a genus of unarmoured kleptoplastidic dinoflagellates. Protist 165: 759-778.

Key references
Carty, S. (2014). Freshwater dinoflagellates of North America. pp. [i]-viii, [2], [1]-260, 153 figs. Ithaca & London: Comstock Publishing Associates. A division of Cornell University Press.

Daugbjerg, N., Hansen, G., Larsen, J. & Moestrup, Ø. (2000). Phylogeny of some of the major genera of dinoflagellates based on ultrastructure and partial LSU rDNA sequence data, including the erection of three new genera of unarmoured dinoflagellates. Phycologia 39: 302-317.

Created: 22 October 2002 by Elizabeth Moran

Verified by: 17 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.)

Barsanti, L., Evangelista, V., Passarelli, V., Frassanito, A.M., Coltelli, P. & Gualtieri, P. (2009). Microspectrophotometry as a method to identify kleptoplastids in the naked freshwater dinoflagellate Gymnodinium acidotum. Journal of Phycology 45(6): 1304-1309.
Farmer, M.A. & Roberts, K.R. (1990). Comparative analysis of the dinoflagellate flagellar apparatus. IV. Gymnodinium acidotum. Journal of Phycology 26: 122-131, 37 figs.
Fields, S.D. & Rhodes, R.G. (1991). Ingestion and retention of Chroomonas spp. (Cryptophyceae) by Gymnodinium acidotum (Dinophyceae). Journal of Phycology 27: 525-529, 8 figs, 1 table.
Wilcox, L.W. & Wedemayer, G.J. (1984). Gymnodinium acidotum Nygaard (Pyrrophyta), a dinoflagellate with an endosymbiotic cryptomonad. Journal of Phycology 20: 236-242, 15 figs.

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