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Gambierdiscus australes Chinian & M.A.Faust

Publication details
Gambierdiscus australes Chinian & M.A.Faust in Chinain, Faust & Pauillac 1999: 128, figs 8-10, 17

Published in: Chinain, M., Faust, M.A. & Pauillac, S. (1999). Morphology and molecular analyses of three toxic species of Gambierdiscus (Dinophyceae): G. pacificus sp. nov., G. australes, sp. nov. and G. polynesiensis, sp. nov.. Journal of Phycology 35: 1282-1296.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gambierdiscus is Gambierdiscus toxicus R.Adachi & Y.Fukuyo.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of the southern regions.

Eponomy
Named for Australes Archipelago.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Harmful species (Lassus et al. 2017). - (19 May 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Rurua in Raivavae Island, Australes Archipelago, Pacific Ocean (Chinain, Faust & Pauillac 1999: 1287). Holotype: Fig. 8: M. Chinain; associated with Jania sp. and Amphiroa sp. macroalgae attached to coral rubble. U.S. National Dinoflagellate Collection, National Musem of National History, Smithsonian Institution SEM 237046 (Chinain, Faust & Pauillac 1999: 1287). Notes: Isotype: Fig. 9 (SEM 237031) and Fig. 10 ( SEM 237048). Paratype: Manatee Cay, Belize, Central America (16º39.97’ N, 88º11.53’ W)

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
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.

Hoppenrath, M., Murray, S.A., Chomérat, N. & Horiguchi, T. (2014). Marine benthic dinoflagellates - unravelling their worldwide biodiversity. Kleine Senckenberg-Reihe Vol. 54. pp. [1]-276. Frankfurt am Main & Stuttgar: V. Mosbrugger & E. Schweizerbartsche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

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: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 19 May 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Chinain, M., Faust, M.A. & Pauillac, S. (1999). Morphology and molecular analyses of three toxic species of Gambierdiscus (Dinophyceae): G. pacificus sp. nov., G. australes, sp. nov. and G. polynesiensis, sp. nov.. Journal of Phycology 35: 1282-1296.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 December 2018.

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