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Gymnodinium uncatenum (Hulburt) Hallegraeff

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 uncatenum (Hulburt) Hallegraeff 2002: 40

Published in: Hallegraeff, G.M. (2002). Aquaculturists Guide to Harmful Australian Microalgae. 2nd ed. pp. 1-136. Hobart: University of Tasmania.

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 uncatenum Hulburt

Type information
Type locality: Uncatena Island, Barnstable Co., Mass. U.S.A. (Hulburt 1957: 217). Notes: According to Dodge (1982: 107) the type locality is Woods Hole, USA

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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
Coats, D.W., Tyler, M.A. & Anderson, D.M. (1984). Sexual processes in the life cycle of Gyrodinium uncatenum (Dinophyceae): a morphogenetic overview. Journal of Phycology 20(3): 351-361, 20 figs, 1 table.

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: 14 June 2005 by Sandy Lawson

Verified by: 05 June 2015 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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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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