Gymnodinium cruciatum R.H.Thompson, nom. illeg.
Gymnodinium cruciatum R.H.Thompson 1950: 282, figs 103, 104, nom. illeg.
Published in: Thompson, R.H. (1951 '1950'). A new genus and new species of fresh-water Pyrrophyta in the Desmokontae and Dinophyceae. Lloydia 13: 277-299.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gymnodinium thompsonii Kiselev ex Moestrup & Calado
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cross-shaped (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: priority for Gymnodinium cruciatum (Massart) Schiller, 1932. - (8 Oct 2014) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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: 17 October 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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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.