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Gambierdiscus pacificus Chinain & M.A.Faust

Publication details
Gambierdiscus pacificus Chinain & M.A.Faust in Chinain, M.A.Faust & Pauillac 1999: 1289, figs 11-13, 18

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 A (Latin), pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.

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: Otepa in Hao Island, Tuamotu Archipelago, Pacific Ocean (Chinain, Faust & Pauillac 1999: 1289). Holotype: Fig. 11: 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 241008 (Chinain, Faust & Pauillac 1999: 1289). Notes: Isotype: Fig. 12 (SEM 241008); Fig. 13 (SEM 241004). Paratype: Cat Cay (16º39.44’ N, 88º10.99’ W) and Manatee Cay (16º39.97’ N, 88º11.53’ W), Belize, Central America

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Key references
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.

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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 19 November 2018.

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