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Alexandrium pacificum R.W.Litaker 2014

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


Publication details
Alexandrium pacificum R.W.Litaker in John & al. 2014: 793, fig. 6

Published in: John, U., Litaker, R.W., Montresor, M., Murray, S., Brosnahan, M.L. & Anderson, D.M. (2014). Formal revision of the Alexandrium tamarense species complex (Dinophyceae) taxonomy: the introduction of five species with emphasis on molecular-based (rDNA) classification. Protist 165: 779-804.

Publication date: Online 13 October 2014

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Alexandrium is Alexandrium minutum Halim.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Protogonyaulax pacifica (R.W.Litaker) F.Gómez & L.F.Artigas 2019

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia, 38.1500 S,144.8667 E on 3/3/1988 by S. Blackburn." (John & al. 2014: 794). Notes: "HOLOTYPE: SEM stub of strain ACPP01 isdesignated here as holotype for A. pacificum Litaker (Fig. 6). It is deposited at the Herbarium Senckenbergianum (FR) in the Centre of Excel-lence for Dinophyte Taxonomy (accession number CEDiT2013H29).ISOTYPE: Formol preserved cells of strainACPP01 are deposited at the Herbarium Senck-enbergianum (FR) in the Centre of Excellence for Dinophyte Taxonomy (accession number CEDiT2013I30." (John et al 2014: 794).

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