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Phylogenetic study of Gymnodinium dorsalisulcum comb. nov. from tropical Australian coastal waters (Dinophyceae)

Murray, S., Desalas, M., Luong-Van, Jim and Hallegraeff, G. (2007). Phylogenetic study of Gymnodinium dorsalisulcum comb. nov. from tropical Australian coastal waters (Dinophyceae). Phycological Research,55(2):176-184.

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Title Phylogenetic study of Gymnodinium dorsalisulcum comb. nov. from tropical Australian coastal waters (Dinophyceae)
Author Murray, S.
Desalas, M.
Luong-Van, Jim
Hallegraeff, G.
Journal Name Phycological Research
Publication Date 2007
Volume Number 55
Issue Number 2
ISSN 1322-0829   (check CDU catalogue open catalogue search in new window)
Scopus ID 2-s2.0-34247346161
Start Page 176
End Page 184
Total Pages 9
Place of Publication Australia
Publisher Blackwell Publishing
Field of Research 0607 - Plant Biology
HERDC Category C1 - Journal Article (DEST)
Abstract A new species of the dinoflagellate genus Gymnodinium Stein, previously considered a member of Katodinium Fott, is characterized from two marine benthic habitats in tropical northern Australia. Gymnodinium dorsalisulcum comb. nov. was found to be very abundant at times, and in culture produced large quantities of mucus. We analyzed two regions of ribosomal DNA from this species (partial large subunit and complete small subunit sequences), using Bayesian analysis and phylogenetic models appropriate to alignments of ribosomal RNA genes. We compared it to eight species of the ‘true’ Gymnodinium clade and to other dinoflagellates. The results show that it is a member of the Gymnodinium clade, and is closely related to Gymnodinium impudicum and G. chlorophorum. Katodinium was originally defined as having cells with an epitheca that is much larger than the hypotheca. However, this character is clearly inadequate, and the genus requires a re-investigation to determine the apomorphies of the type species.
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1835.2007.00460.x   (check subscription with CDU E-Gateway service for CDU Staff and Students  check subscription with CDU E-Gateway in new window)
 
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