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Gymnodinium helveticum var. apiculatum Utermöhl 1925

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 helveticum var. apiculatum Utermöhl 1925: 409

Published in: Utermöhl, H. (1925). Limnologische Phytoplanktonstudien. Die Besiedelung ostholsteinischer Seen mit Schwebpflanzen: Mit 42 Textabbildungen und Kurventafel. Archiv für Hydrobiologie Supplement 5: 1-527.

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 Gyrodinium helveticum (Penard) Y.Takano & T.Horiguchi

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), Swiss, or pertaining to Switzerland .

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

Nomenclatural notes
Treated as a new name as the supposed basionym is illegitimate. - (18 Oct 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
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, [1]-560, 421 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

Key references
Schiller, J. (1932). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. 10. Bd 3. Abt. 1 Teil. (Kolkwitz, R. Eds), pp. 257-432. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.

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Verified by: 18 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 19 September 2020.

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