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Gymnodinium cyaneum H.J.Hu, M.Yu & X.Zhang, nom. inval. 1980

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 cyaneum H.J.Hu, M.Yu & X.Zhang in H.J.Hu & al. 1980, nom. inval.

Published in: Hu, H., Yu, M. & Zhang, X. (1980). [Discovery of phycobilin in Gymnodinium cyaneum Hu sp. nov. and its phylogenetic significance]. Chinese Science Bulletin 25: 651-653. [in Chinese]

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 Nusuttodinium eucyaneum (H.J.Hu) Moestrup & Calado

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dark blue.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: according to Moestrup & Calado (2017: 152), "The designation %u201CGymnodinium cyaneum H. J. Hu%u201D in Hu et al. (1980) was invalidly published (no Latin diagnosis). The epithet cyaneum is unavailable in Gymnodinium because of G. cyaneum J. Schiller." - (17 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
Popovsky, J. & Pfiester, L.A. (1990). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Vol. 6. Dinophyceae (Dinoflagellida). pp. 1-272. Jena & Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

Created: 08 November 2002 by Andy Taylor

Verified by: 17 October 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Hu, H., Yu, M. & Zhang, X. (1980). [Discovery of phycobilin in Gymnodinium cyaneum Hu sp. nov. and its phylogenetic significance]. Chinese Science Bulletin 25: 651-653. [in Chinese]
Hu, H.J. (1983). On Gymnodinium cyaneum Hu. Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology 1: 198-199.

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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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