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Gambierdiscus silvae S.Fraga & F.Rodríguez

Publication details
Gambierdiscus silvae S.Fraga & F.Rodríguez 2014: 850, fig. 2 A [holotype]

Published in: Fraga, S. & Rodríguez, F. (2014). Genus Gambierdiscus in the Canary Islands (NE Atlantic Ocean) with description of Gambierdiscus silvae sp. nov., a new potentially toxic epiphytic benthic dinoflagellate. Protist 165: 839-853.

Publication date: on-line 7 October 2014

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

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

Eponomy
"...dedicated to the late Dr. Estela Sousa e Silva, a Portuguese researcher..."

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

Nomenclatural notes
Harmful species (Lassus et al. 2017). - (19 May 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "La Puntilla, (28° 8.89' N, 15° 25.95' W) Las Palmas, Canary Islands, NE Atlantic Ocean." (Fraga & Rodríguez 2014: 850). Holotype: 18.ii.2010; epiphytic, tidal pool. Senckenberg Res. Inst.and Nat. Hist. Mus. SEM stub CEDiT2014H47 (from culture stain VGO1022) (Fraga & Rodríguez 2014: 850, fig 2A). Notes: Isotype: CEDiT2014148 (formalin-fixed sample).

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Key references
Lassus, P., Chomérat, N., Hess, P. & Nézan, E. (2017 '2016'). Toxic and harmful microalgae of the World Ocean. Micro-algues toxiques et nuisibles de l'Océan Mondial. IOC Manuals and guides, 68 (Bilingual English/French). pp. 1-523, 54 pls. Denmark: International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae/ Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO.

Created: 16 January 2015 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 16 August 2019 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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Fraga, S. & Rodríguez, F. (2014). Genus Gambierdiscus in the Canary Islands (NE Atlantic Ocean) with description of Gambierdiscus silvae sp. nov., a new potentially toxic epiphytic benthic dinoflagellate. Protist 165: 839-853.
Litaker, R.W., Tester, P.A. & Vandersea, M.W. (2019). Species-specificPCR assays for Gambierdiscus excentricus and Gambierdiscus silvae(Gonyaulacales, Dinophyceae) (Note) . Journal of Phycology 55(3): 730-732.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 February 2020.

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