Gymnodinium limneticum Wołoszyńska 1936
Gymnodinium limneticum Wołoszyńska 1936: 3, 9, figs 1-5; pl. 1: figs 1-11
Published in: Woloszynska, J. (1935). Die algen der Tatraseen und Tümpel II. Über zwei Gymnodinien aus den Seen "Morskie Oko" und "Czarny Staw pod Rysami". Bulletin international de l'Académie polonaise des sciences et des lettres. Classe des sciences mathématiques et naturelles. Série B: Sciences naturelles 1935(1-3): 1-9, 1 plate, 1 figure.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Poland: Tatra National Park (Index Nominum Algarum). pl. I: 10 (LT fide Kretschmann et al., Protist 166: 629. 2015): (Index Nominum Algarum
Spiniferodinium limneticum (Woloszynska) Kretschmann & Gottschling 2015
Moestrup & Calado (2018: 107): "Gymnodinium limneticum was recently obtained in culture from the Tatra Mountains and studied by Kretschmann et al. (2015). Based on molecular data, G. limneticum and G. palustre were in the article transferred to Spiniferodinium T. Horiguchi & Chihara 1987, a genus of benthic marine dinoflagellates from the Pacific (Kretschmann et al. 2015). As mentioned by Kretschmann et al. (2015), the phylogenetic relationship between the two species and Spiniferodinium is not a close one, based on molecular data, and morphologically the two species, as presently known, share little resemblance to the two species of Spiniferodinium presently described. While there is no doubt that the two species will eventually be removed from Gymnodinium, it is not clear to which genus or genera they will eventually be moved to." - (17 Oct 2018) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Moestrup, Ø. & Calado, A.J. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater Flora of Central Europe, Volume 6: Dinophyceae. pp. [i]-xii, -560, 421 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.
Popovsky, J. & Pfiester, L.A. (1990). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Vol. 6. Dinophyceae (Dinoflagellida). pp. 1-272. Jena & Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.
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Kretschmann, J., Filipowicz, N.H., Owsianny, P.M., Zinssmeister, C. & M. Gottschling (2015). Taxonomic clarification of the unusual dinophyte Gymnodinium limneticum Wolosz. (Gymnodiniaceae) from the Tatra Mountains. Protist 166(6): 621-637, 8 fig., 1 table.
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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 July 2021.