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Gambierdiscus polynesiensis Chinain & M.A.Faust

Publication details
Gambierdiscus polynesiensis Chinain & M.A.Faust 1999: 1285, figs 5-7, 16

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.

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: Mataura in Tubuai Island, Australes Archipelago, Pacific Ocean (Chinain, Faust & Pauillac 1999: 1286). Holotype; Fig. 5: M. Chinain; associated with Jania sp. and Amphiroa sp. macroalgae attached to coral rubble. SEM SEM 242010 (Chinain, Faust & Pauillac 1999: 1286). Notes: Isotype: Fig. 6 (SEM 242014); Fig. 7 (SEM 242008). Paratype: Cat Cay, Belize, Central America (16º39.44’ N, 88º10.99’ W)

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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 21 November 2018.

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