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Gonyaulax diacantha Athanassopoulos 1931

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 Gonyaulax


Publication details
Gonyaulax diacantha Athanassopoulos 1931: 8, fig. 8 (as 'diacanthus' )

Published in: Athanassopoulos, G. (1931). Microfaune du Golfe de Salonique, etc. Bulletin de l’Institut Océanographique (Fondation Albert Ier, Prince de Monaco) 588: 1-26, 38 figures.
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Publication date: 20 December 1931

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gonyaulax is Gonyaulax spinifera (Claparède & Lachmann) Diesing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with two spines.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Although there is no separate entry for G. diacantha Athanassopoulos in Index Nominum Algarum, it is mentioned in the entries for Amylax diacantha Meunier and Gonyaulax verior Sournia - (4 Jul 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
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
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

Created: 04 July 2011 by G.M. Guiry

Verified by: 14 March 2021 by E.A. Molinari Novoa

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Zhang, W., Li, Z., Mertens, K.N., Derrien, A., Pospelova, V., Carbonell-Moore, M.C., Bagheri, S., Matsuoka, K., Shin, H.H. & Gu, H. (2020). Reclassification of Gonyaulax verior (Gonyaulacales, Dinophyceae) as Sourniaea diacantha gen. et comb. nov. Phycologia 59: [1-15] 246-260.

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