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Gymnodinium cassieorum R.E.Norris

Publication details
Gymnodinium cassieorum R.E.Norris 1961: 177, fig. 19 (as 'cassiei' )

Published in: Norris, R.E. (1961). Observations on phytoplankton organisms collected on the N.Z.O.I. Pacific cruise, September 1958. New Zealnd Journal of Science 4: 162-188.

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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Eponomy
"This species is named for Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Cassie of the New Zealand Oceanographic Institute in recognition of their extensive work on the plankton of New Zealand."

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Gómez, F. (2005). A list of free-living dinoflagellate species in the world's oceans. Acta Botanica Croatica 64: 129-212.

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.

Created: 13 June 2005 by Sandy Lawson

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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 26 February 2020.

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