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Spiniferites ramosus (Ehrenberg) Mantell 1854

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Gonyaulacales
Family Gonyaulacaceae
Genus Spiniferites

 

Publication details
Spiniferites ramosus (Ehrenberg) Mantell 1854: fig. 4 on p. 239

Published in: Mantell, G.A. (1854). The medals of creation or, First lessons in geology, and the study of organic remains. . London: H.G. Bohn.

Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Spiniferites.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gonyaulax spinifera (Clapar├Ęde & Lachmann) Diesing

Basionym

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), branched, bearing branches (usually many) (Stearn 1985).

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

Nomenclatural notes
S. ramosus Mantell 1854 (INA). - (31 May 2016) - Wendy Guiry

Paleontological name for Gonyaulax spinifera complex (Balkis et al., 2016). - (15 Jun 2016) - Wendy Guiry

authority: Mantell, 1854: fig. 4, on p.239 (INA). But INA also notes that Loeblich III thinks this is new comb. of Ehrenberg's Xanthidium ramosum. - (15 Jun 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Ellegaard, M., Daugbjerg, N., Rochon, A., Lewis, J. & Harding, I. (2003). Morphological and LSU rDNA sequence variation wihin the Gonyaulax spinifer-Spiniferites group (Dinophyceae) and proposal of G. elongata comb. nov. and G. membranacea comb. nov. Phycologia 42(2): 151-164, 54 figs, 4 tables.

Key references
Balkis, N., Balci, M., Giannakourou, A., Venetsanopolou, A. & Mudie, P. (2016). Dinoflagellate resting cysts in recent marine sediments from the Gulf of Gemlik (Marmara Sea, Turkey) and seasonal harmful algal blooms. Phycologia 55(2): 187-209.

Created: 20 November 2006 by G.M. Guiry

Verified by: 18 March 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 May 2021.

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