Gymnodinium pachydermatum Kofoid & Swezy
Gymnodinium pachydermatum Kofoid & Swezy 1921: 239, fig. AA, 5; pl. 3, fig. 32
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 currently regarded as a synonym of Balechina pachydermata (Kofoid & Swezy) A.R.Loeblich Jr. & A.R.Loeblich III
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Pacific off La Jolla, California (Silva 1996-to date). Type: June, July; (Silva 1996-to date
Source of current name
Loeblich, A.R., Jr & Loeblich, A.R., III (1968). Index to the genera, subgenera, and sections of the Pyrrhophyta, II. Journal of Paleontology 42: 210-213.
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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