Alexandrium pacificum R.W.Litaker
Alexandrium pacificum R.W.Litaker in John et al. 2014: 793
Published in: John, U., Litaker, R.W., Montresor, M., Murray, S., Brosnahan, M.L. & Anderson, D.M. (2014). Formal revision of the Alexandrium tamarense species complex (Dinophyceae) taxonomy: the introduction of five species with emphasis on molecular-based (rDNA) classification. Protist 165: 779-804.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia, 38.1500 S,144.8667 E on 3/3/1988 by S. Blackburn." (John et al. 2014: 794). Notes: "HOLOTYPE: SEM stub of strain ACPP01 isdesignated here as holotype for A. pacificum Litaker (Fig. 6). It is deposited at the Herbarium Senckenbergianum (FR) in the Centre of Excel-lence for Dinophyte Taxonomy (accession number CEDiT2013H29).ISOTYPE: Formol preserved cells of strainACPP01 are deposited at the Herbarium Senck-enbergianum (FR) in the Centre of Excellence for Dinophyte Taxonomy (accession number CEDiT2013I30." (John et al 2014: 794).
No distributions recorded
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Created: 18 December 2014 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 December 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 August 2019.