Gymnodinium galatheanum Braarud 1957
Gymnodinium galatheanum Braarud 1957: 137-138, fig. 1a-e
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Karlodinium veneficum (D.Ballantine) J.Larsen
Type locality: South Atlantic Ocean: Walvis Bay, South Africa (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 44). Holotype: (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 44).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Bergholtz et al. (2006: 189), G. galatheanum Braarud sensu Kite & Dodge (1988) is a synonym of Karlodinium veneficum (Ballantine) J. Larsen. - (26 Jun 2006) - Wendy Guiry
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Source of current name
Bergholtz, T., Daugbjerg, N., Moestrup, O. & Fernández-Tejedor, M. (2006). On the identity of Karlodinium veneficum and description of Karlodinium armiger sp. nov. (Dinophyceae), based on light and electron microscopy, nuclear encoded LSU rDNA and pigment composition. Journal of Phycology 42(1): 170-193.
Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.
Daugbjerg, N., Hansen, G., Larsen, J. & Moestrup, Ø. (2000). Phylogeny of some of the major genera of dinoflagellates based on ultrastructure and partial LSU rDNA sequence data, including the erection of three new genera of unarmoured dinoflagellates. Phycologia 39: 302-317.
Kim, K.Y., Garbary D.J. & McLachlan, J.L. (2004). Phytoplankton dynamics in Pomquet Harbour, Nova Scotia: a lagoon in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence. Phycologia 43: 311-328.
Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.
Created: 07 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2010 by G.M. Guiry
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Johnsen, G. & Sakshaug, E. (1993). Bio-optical characteristics and photoadaptive responses in the toxic and bloom-forming dinoflagellates Gyrodinium aureolum, Gymnodinium galatheanum, and two strains of Prorocentrum minimum. Journal of Phycology 29: 627 -642, 8 figs, 5 tables.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 October 2021.