Gyrodinium galatheanum (Baarud) Taylor
Gyrodinium galatheanum (Baarud) Taylor 1992
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Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Karlodinium veneficum (D.Ballantine) J.Larsen
Gymnodinium galatheanum Braarud
Type locality: South Atlantic Ocean: Walvis Bay, South Africa (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 44). Holotype: (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 44).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Faust & Gulledge (2002: 45) notes this is a toxic species; the toxin principles are yet to be determined. Please consult original reference for further details.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Source of current name
Bergholtz, T., Daugbjerg, N., Moestrup, O. & Fernández-Tejedor, M. (2006). On the identity of Karlodinium veneficum and description of Karlodinium armiger sp. nov. (Dinophyceae), based on light and electron microscopy, nuclear encoded LSU rDNA and pigment composition. Journal of Phycology 42(1): 170-193.
Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.
Daugbjerg, N., Hansen, G., Larsen, J. & Moestrup, Ø. (2000). Phylogeny of some of the major genera of dinoflagellates based on ultrastructure and partial LSU rDNA sequence data, including the erection of three new genera of unarmoured dinoflagellates. Phycologia 39: 302-317.
Created: 15 November 2002 by Andy Taylor
Verified by: 23 September 2010 by Wendy 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.
Li, A., Stoecker, D.K. & Coats, D.W. (2000). Mixotrophy in Gyrodinium galatheanum (Dinophyceae): grazing responses to light intensity and inorganic nutrients. Journal of Phycology 36: 33-45.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 December 2019.