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Gessnerium balechii (Steidinger) A.R.Loeblich III & L.A.Loeblich 1979

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

 

Publication details
Gessnerium balechii (Steidinger) A.R.Loeblich III & L.A.Loeblich in D.L.Taylor & H.H.Seliger 1979: 44

Published in: Loeblich III, A.R. and L.A. Loeblich (1979). The systematic of Gonyaulax with special reference to the toxic species. In: Toxic Dinoflagellate blooms. (Taylor, D.L. & Seliger, H.H. Eds), pp. 41-46. New York: Elsevier Science Publishers.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gessnerium is Gessnerium mochimaense Halim.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Alexandrium balechii (Steidinger) Balech

Basionym
Gonyaulax balechii Steidinger

Type information
Type locality: U.S.A.: Florida: Tampa Bay (Index Nominum Algarum).

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

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
Balech, E. (1995). The genus Alexandrium Halim (Dinoflagellata). pp. 1-151. Sherkin Island: Sherkin Island Marine Station.

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