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Alexandrium andersonii Balech

Publication details
Alexandrium andersonii Balech 1990: 394, figs 34-50

Published in: Balech, E. (1990). Four new Dinoflagellates. Helgoländer Meeresuntersuchungen 44(3-4): 387-396, 50 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Alexandrium is Alexandrium minutum Halim.

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

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

Taxonomic notes
"Species close to Alenandrium minutum" (Lassus et al. 2017). - (17 May 2017) - M.D. Guiry

Usage notes
Toxic to shellfish (Lassus et al. 2017). - (17 May 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Balech, E. (1995). The genus Alexandrium Halim (Dinoflagellata). pp. 1-151. Sherkin Island: Sherkin Island Marine Station.

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.

Leaw, C.P., Lim, P.T., Ng, B.K., Cheah, M.Y., Ahmad, A. & Usup, G. (2005). Phylogenetic analysis of Alexandrium species and Pyrodinium bahamense (Dinophyceae) based on theca morphology and nuclear ribosomal gene sequence. Phycologia 44: 550-565.

Penna, A., Fraga, S., Masó, M., Giacobbe, M.G., Bravo, I., Garcés, E., Vila, M., Bertozzini, E., Adreoni, F., Lugliè, A. & Vernesi, C. (2008). Phylogenetic relationships among the Mediterranean Alexandrium (Dinophyceae) species based on sequences of 5.8S gene and Internal Transcript Spacers of the rRNA operon. European Journal of Phycology 43(2): 163-178, 25 figs, 3 tables.

Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.

Touzet, N. & Raine, R. (2007). Discrimination of Alexandrium andersoni and A. minutum (Dinophyceae) using LSU rRNA-targeted oligonucleotide probes and fluorescent whole-cell hybridization. Phycologia 46: 168-177.

Created: 15 February 2003 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 08 May 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Sampedro, N., Franco, J.M., Zapata, M., Riobó, P., Garcés, E., Penna, A., Caillaud, A., Diogène, J., Cacho, E. & Camp, J. (2013). The toxicity and intraspecific variability of Alexandrium andersonii Balech. Harmful Algae 25: 26-38.

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