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Gymnodinium instriatum (Freudenthal & J.J.Lee) D.W.Coats

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Gymnodiniales
Family Gymnodiniaceae
Genus Gymnodinium

 

Publication details
Gymnodinium instriatum (Freudenthal & J.J.Lee) D.W.Coats in D.W.Coats & M.G.Park 2002: 522

Published in: Coats, D.W. & Park, M.G. (2002). Parasitism of photosynthetic dinoflagellates by three strains of Amoebophyra (Dinophyta): parasite survival, infectivity, generation time and host specificity. Journal of Phycology 38: 520-528.

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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Levanderina fissa (Levander) Moestrup, Hakanen, Gert Hansen, Daugbjerg & M.Ellegaard

Basionym
Gyrodinium instriatum Freudenthal & J.J.Lee

Type information
Type locality: Great South Bay, off Seaford, Long Island. N.Y. (Silva 1996-to date).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Moestrup, O., Hakanen, P., Hansen, G., Daugbjerg, N. & Ellegaard, M. (2014). On Levanderina fissa gen. & comb. nov. (Dinophyceae) (syn. Gymnodinium fissum, Gyrodinium instriatum, Gyr. uncatenum), a dinoflagellate with a very unusual sulcus. Phycologia 53(3): 265-292, 77 figs.

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: 03 July 2014 by Wendy Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Moestrup, O., Hakanen, P., Hansen, G., Daugbjerg, N. & Ellegaard, M. (2014). On Levanderina fissa gen. & comb. nov. (Dinophyceae) (syn. Gymnodinium fissum, Gyrodinium instriatum, Gyr. uncatenum), a dinoflagellate with a very unusual sulcus. Phycologia 53(3): 265-292, 77 figs.

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Wendy 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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