Gonyaulax cohorticula Balech, nom. inval.
Gonyaulax cohorticula Balech 1967: 111, pl. VI : figs. 117-119, pl. VII , nom. inval.
Published in: Balech, E. (1967). Dinoflagelados nuevos o interesantes del Golfo de México y Caribe. Revista Museo Argentino Ciencias Naturales "B. Rivadavia", Hydrobiologia 2(3): 77-144.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gonyaulax is Gonyaulax spinifera (Claparède & Lachmann) Diesing.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Alexandrium cohorticula (Balech) Balech
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), small cohort.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: lacking Latin description and designation of type. - (12 Jan 2007) - Wendy Guiry
Epithet: cohorticula = small cohort, indeclinable feminine noun - (12 Jan 2007) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 May 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 24 June 2018.