Gambierdiscus silvae S.Fraga & F.Rodríguez
Gambierdiscus silvae S.Fraga & F.Rodríguez 2014: 850, fig. 2 A [holotype]
Published in: Fraga, S. & Rodríguez, F. (2014). Genus Gambierdiscus in the Canary Islands (NE Atlantic Ocean) with description of Gambierdiscus silvae sp. nov., a new potentially toxic epiphytic benthic dinoflagellate. Protist 165: 839-853.
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Harmful species (Lassus et al. 2017). - (19 May 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "La Puntilla, (28° 8.89' N, 15° 25.95' W) Las Palmas, Canary Islands, NE Atlantic Ocean." (Fraga & Rodríguez 2014: 850).
Lassus, P., Chomérat, N., Hess, P. & Nézan, E. (2017 '2016'). Toxic and harmful microalgae of the World Ocean. Micro-algues toxiques et nuisibles de l'Océan Mondial. IOC Manuals and guides, 68 (Bilingual English/French). pp. 1-523, 54 pls. Denmark: International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae/ Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO.
Created: 16 January 2015 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 May 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Fraga, S. & Rodríguez, F. (2014). Genus Gambierdiscus in the Canary Islands (NE Atlantic Ocean) with description of Gambierdiscus silvae sp. nov., a new potentially toxic epiphytic benthic dinoflagellate. Protist 165: 839-853.
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M.D. 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 19 June 2019.