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Gymnodinium cestocoetes R.H.Thompson

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 cestocoetes R.H.Thompson 1947: 8, pl. 1: figs 10-14

Published in: Thompson, R.H. (1947). Fresh-water dinoflagellates of Maryland. Contributions from the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory 67: 3-24.
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Publication date: May 1947

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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 Biecheleria cestocoetes (R.H.Thompson) Moestrup

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: "Collected Jan. and Feb. 1947 from a woodland swamp near Dublin, Maryland. Collected again from under ice in Feb. and March, from a small swamp at the head of Bush River estuary, near Belcamp, Maryland. The swamp is separated from the river by a highway fill." (Thompson, 1947: 9).

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.

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