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Balechina marianiae F.J.R.Taylor

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 Balechina

 

Publication details
Balechina marianiae F.J.R.Taylor 1976: 113, 198, pl. 37: 441; pl. 40: fig. 480

Published in: Taylor, F.J.R. (1976). Dinoflagellates from the International Indian Ocean Expedition: A report on material collected by the R.V. "Anton Bruun". Bibliotheca Botanica 132: 1-234, 46 pls, 5 charts, 5 tables.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Balechina is Balechina pachydermata (Kofoid & Swezy) A.R.Loeblich Jr. & A.R.Loeblich III.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cucumeridinium coeruleum (Dogiel) F.Gomez, P.López-García, H,Takayama & D.Moreira

Eponomy
Named for Marian E.W. Slater, assistant to the author.

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

Nomenclatural notes
pl. 37: fig. 442 (INA). - (25 Jan 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: north-central Bay of Bengal (Silva 1996-to date). Iconotype: (Silva 1996-to date

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Gómez, F., López-García, P., Takayama, H. & Moreira, D. (2015). Balechina and the new genus Cucumeridinium gen. nov. (Dinophyceae), unarmored dinoflagellate with thick cell coverings. Journal of Phycology 51(6): 1088-1105.

Key references
Gómez, F. (2005). A list of free-living dinoflagellate species in the world's oceans. Acta Botanica Croatica 64: 129-212.

Gómez, F. (2007). Gymnodinioid dinoflagellates (Gymnodiniales, Dinophyceae) in the open Pacific Ocean. Algae 22: 273-286.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 25 January 2016 by Wendy Guiry

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 February 2019.

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