Heteraulacus Diesing, 1850, nom. rejic.
Lectotype species: Heteraulacus acuminatus (Ehrenberg) Diesing
Currently accepted name for the type species: Scrippsiella acuminata (Ehrenberg) Kretschmann, Elbrächter, Zinssmeister, S.Soehner, Kirsch, Kusber & Gottschling
Original publication:Diesing, K.M. (1850). Systema helminthum. Vol. 1 pp. [i]-xiii [+ii], 1-680. Vindobonae [Vienna].
Type designated in Loeblich, A.R. & Loeblich, A.R. (1966). Index to the genera, subgenera, and sections of the Pyrrhophyta. Studies in Tropical Oceanography 3: 1-94.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Scrippsiella.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.
Heteraulacus Diesing, Syst Helminth. 1: 9, 100. 1850. LT.: H. acuminatus (Ehrenberg) Diesing (Peridinium acuminatum Ehrenberg) (vide A. R. Loeblich Jr. et A. R. Loeblich III, Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. 3: 35. 1966) DINOPHYCEAE-GONIODOMATACEAE (2) 9 Feb 1996 - (1 Mar 2017) - M.D. Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There are 9 species names in the database at present.
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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Sournia, A. (1984). Classification et nomemclature de divers dinoflagellés marins (Dinophyceae). Phycologia 23(3): 345-355.
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Created: 23 August 2002 by Olivia Fitzgerald
Verified by: 25 May 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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