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Gymnodinium lens Fott

Publication details
Gymnodinium lens Fott 1957: 286, 313, text-fig. 3, figs 5, 6

Published in: Fott, B. (1957). Taxonomie der mikroskopischen Flora einheimischer Gewasser. Preslia 29: 278-319.

Publication date: 1957

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gymnodinium is Gymnodinium fuscum (Ehrenberg) F.Stein.

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), a lentil; a lens (Smith & Lockwood 1933).

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

Taxonomic notes
"Gymnodinium lens Fott (1957, p. 286, 313, text-fig. 3, figs 5, 6), described from the Czech Republic, was said to differ in lacking visible amphiesmal plates when observed in the light microscope. In other respects it appears to be similar, and is probably identical to T. leopoliensis (cell length 34%u201335 µm, width 28%u201330 µm)." (Meostrup & Calado 2018: 381). - (26 Oct 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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.

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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 25 February 2020.

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