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Gessnerium foedum (Balech) F.Gómez & L.F.Artigas 2019

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 foedum (Balech) F.Gómez & L.F.Artigas 2019: 14

Published in: Gómez, F. & Artigas, L.F. (2019). Redefinition of the dinoflagellate genus Alexandrium based on Centrodinium: Reinstatement of Gessnerium and Protogonyaulax, and Episemicolon gen. nov. (Gonyaulacales, Dinophyceae). Journal of Marine Biology (Hindawi) 2019(1284104): 1-17, 6 fig., 1 table.
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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 foedum Balech

Alexandrium foedum Balech

Type information
Type locality: Gulf of Salerno, Italy (Yuki & Fukuyo 1992: 398).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Separation of Gessnerium from Alexandrium as proposed by Gómez & Artigas (2019) not accepted at this time (HAB Community; Mertens, pers. comm.). - (14 Jan 2020) - M.D. Guiry

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.

Created: 11 January 2020 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

Verified by: 14 January 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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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 25 September 2021.

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