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Gymnodinium chukwanii D.Ballantine

Publication details
Gymnodinium chukwanii D.Ballantine 1961

Published in: Ballantine, D. (1961). Gymnodinium chukwanii n. sp. and other marine dinoflagellates collected in the vicinity of Zanzibar. Journal of Protozoology 8: 217-228.

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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.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

Key references
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

Verified by: 04 May 2013 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Ballantine, D. (1961). Gymnodinium chukwanii n. sp. and other marine dinoflagellates collected in the vicinity of Zanzibar. Journal of Protozoology 8: 217-228.

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