Gymnodinium sanguineum K.Hirasaka 1922

Akashiwo sanguinea (K.Hirasaka) Gert Hansen & Moestrup

Current name: Akashiwo sanguinea (K.Hirasaka) Gert Hansen & MoestrupRobin Raine (

Publication Details
Gymnodinium sanguineum K.Hirasaka 1922: 161, fig. 1

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 Akashiwo sanguinea (K.Hirasaka) Gert Hansen & Moestrup.

Type Information
Type locality: NW Pacific Ocean: Kozusa-ura, Gokasho Bay, Japan; (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 43) Holotype: (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 43)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), blood-red (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 08 May 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 May 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 February 2024

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