Gambierdiscus ruetzleri M.A.Faust, Litaker, Vandersea, Kibler, W.C.Holland & P.A.Tester 2009

Publication Details
Gambierdiscus ruetzleri M.A.Faust, Litaker, Vandersea, Kibler, W.C.Holland & P.A.Tester 2009: 371, 373, figs 43-59

Published in: Litaker, R.W., Vandersea, M.W., Faust, M.A., Kibler, S.R., Chinain, M., Holmes, M.J., Holland, W.C., & Tester, P.A. (2009). Taxonomy of Gambierdiscus including four new species, Gambierdiscus caribaeus, Gambierdiscus carolinianus, Gambierdiscus carpenteri and Gambierdiscus ruetzleri (Gonyaulacales, Dinophyceae). Phycologia 48(5): 344-390.

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Publication date: 2009

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gambierdiscus is Gambierdiscus toxicus R.Adachi & Y.Fukuyo.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Fukuyoa ruetzleri (M.A.Faust, Litaker, Vandersea, Kibler, W.C.Holland & P.A.Tester) F.Gómez, D.X.Qiu, R.M.Lopes & Senjie Lin.

Type Information
Type locality: South Water Cay, Belize, Central America (16º49'N, 88º05'W); (Litaker et al. 2009: 373) Holotype: Fig. 43: May 2004; from macroalgae collected at less than 1 m depth; Type Collection of Dinoflagellates, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institutution; SEM stub # 353 (Litaker et al. 2009: 373) Notes: Isotype: Figs 44-50; SEM stub # 353.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 04 December 2009 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 19 May 2017

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