Gymnodinium cyaneum H.J.Hu, M.Yu & X. , nom. inval.
Gymnodinium cyaneum H.J.Hu, M.Yu & X.Zhang in H.J.Hu et 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]
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
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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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 February 2020.