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.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 April 2019.