Gymnodinium auratum Kofoid & Swezy
Gymnodinium auratum Kofoid & Swezy 1921: 187, fig. Y: 13; pl. 2: fig. 20
Published in: Kofoid, C.A. & Swezy, O. (1921). The free-living unarmored Dinoflagellata. Memoirs of the University of California 5: i-viii, 1-562.
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Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rich in gold; ornamented with gold; gilt.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Pacific off La Jolla, California (Silva 1996-to date).August;
Schiller, J. (1932). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. 10. Bd 3. Abt. 1 Teil. (Kolkwitz, R. Eds), pp. 257-432. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.
Thessen, A.E., Patterson, D.J. & Murray, S.A. (2012). The taxonomic significance of species that have only been observed once: The genus Gymnodinium (Dinoflagellata) as an example. PLoS ONE 7(8): e44015.
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