Gonyaulax highleyi Murray & Whitting 1899
Gonyaulax highleyi Murray & Whitting 1899: 324, pl. 28: fig. 2 (as 'Highleii' )
Published in: Murray, G. & Whitting, F. (1899). New Peridiniaceae from the Atlantic. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Botany, Series 2, 5: 321-342, pls 27-33.
Publication date: 1899
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gonyaulax is Gonyaulax spinifera (Claparède & Lachmann) Diesing.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gonyaulax birostris Stein
Namd for P. Highley, illustrator.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gonyaulax highleyi Murray & Whitting)
Europe: Mediterranean (Gómez 2003).
Schiller, J. (1935). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. X. Band, 3. Abt. 2 Teil. ( Eds), pp. 1-320. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H..
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 September 2021.