Gambierdiscus balechii S.Fraga, F.Rodríguez & I.Bravo 2016

Publication Details
Gambierdiscus balechii S.Fraga, F.Rodríguez & I.Bravo 2016: 96, fig. 2 [holotype]

Published in: Fraga, S., Rodríguez, F., Riobó, P. & Bravo, I. (2016). Gambierdiscus balechii sp. nov. (Dinophyceae), a new benthic toxic dinoflagellate from the Celebes Sea (SW Pacific Ocean). Harmful Algae 58: 93-105.

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.

Type Information
Type locality: Manado, Indonesia (1°29' N, 124°50' E); (Fraga & al. 2016: 96) Notes: "Holotype: Fig. 2 obtained from strain VGO917, barcoded in GenBank (GenBank ID: KX268470), and (GenBank ID: KX384638) and with preserved DNA at Centro Oceanogra´fico de Vigo (IEO). Strain VGO917 was obtained from a single cell isolated from a sample collected on February 17, 2007 as an epiphyte on the macroalgae Ectocarpus sp. on a tidal pond in Manado, Indonesia (Fig. 1). It is maintained at the Culture Collection of Harmful Microalgae of Centro Oceanogra´fico de Vigo (CCVIEO) and has been deposited at Banco Espan˜ol de Algas (BEA) Spain, under the strain name BEA 1530B."

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 September 2016 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 19 July 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 July 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 26 September 2023

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