Gymnodinium hippocastanum Cridland 1958
Gymnodinium hippocastanum Cridland 1958: 285, figs 1
Published in: Cridland, A.A. (1958). A note on two freshwater dinoflagellates. New Phytologist 57(3): 285-287.
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This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Moestrup & Calado (2018: 93) note: "the very unusual type of resting spore indicates that this taxon belongs in a separate, new genus." - (16 Oct 2018) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: "numbers in the water of a small roadside pit in Child's Piece, a wood about two miles west of Mortimer Common (Ordnance Survey Grid Reference: SP 636643)" [England] (Cridland 1958: 286).
Lewis, J.M. & Dodge, J.D. (2011). Dinophyta (Dinoflagellates). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 250-274. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
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.
Popovsky, J. & Pfiester, L.A. (1990). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Vol. 6. Dinophyceae (Dinoflagellida). pp. 1-272. Jena & Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.
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Verified by: 16 October 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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