Gymnodinium minimum Lantzsch, nom. illeg.
Gymnodinium minimum Lantzsch 1914: 642, fig. 2 B, nom. illeg.
Published in: Lantzsch, K. (1914). Studien über das nannoplankton des Zugersees und seine Beziehung zum Zooplankton. Z. Wiss. Zool. 108: 631-692.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gymnodinium lantzschii Utermöhl
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very little, very least (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: not not Gymnodinium minimum Klebs, 1912. - (19 Apr 2018) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Utermöhl, H. (1925). Limnologische Phytoplanktonstudien. Die Besiedelung ostholsteinischer Seen mit Schwebpflanzen: Mit 42 Textabbildungen und Kurventafel. Archiv für Hydrobiologie Supplement 5: 1-527.
Created: 22 October 2002 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 19 April 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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Johnsen, G. & Sakshaug, E. (1993). Bio-optical characteristics and photoadaptive responses in the toxic and bloom-forming dinoflagellates Gyrodinium aureolum, Gymnodinium galatheanum, and two strains of Prorocentrum minimum. Journal of Phycology 29: 627 -642, 8 figs, 5 tables.
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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.