Acanthogonyaulax spinifera (Murray & Whitting) H.W.Graham
Acanthogonyaulax spinifera (Murray & Whitting) H.W.Graham 1942: 53
Original publication: Graham, H.W. (1942). Studies in the morphology, taxonomy, and ecology of the Peridiniales. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 542: 1-129.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Acanthogonyaulax.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spine-bearing (Stearn 1973).
Ceratocorys spinifera Murray & Whitting 1899
Distribution by country
Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Acanthogonyaulax&species=spinifera
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Acanthogonyaulax&Species=spinifera
Created: 22 May 2003 by Mairead Murphy
Verified by: 21 December 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 June 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:41781