159,026 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 22,477 images, 61,673 bibliographic items, 462,211 distributional records.

Protogonyaulax mediterranea (U.John) 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 Protogonyaulax


Publication details
Protogonyaulax mediterranea (U.John) F.Gómez & L.F.Artigas 2019: 15

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.
 Download PDF

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Protogonyaulax is Protogonyaulax tamarensis (Lebour) F.J.R.Taylor.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Alexandrium mediterraneum U.John

Alexandrium mediterraneum U.John

Type information
Type locality: "Strain SZN01 was established from a single vegetative cell collected at LTER station Mare Chiara in the Gulf of Naples (Tyrrhenian Sea, Mediterranean Sea), 40.48.5 N 14.15 E on 16/06/1999 by M. Montresor." (John & al. 2014: 796). Notes: "HOLOTYPE: SEM stub of isolate SZN01 is designated here as holotype for A. mediterraneum U. John (Fig. 7). It is deposited at the Herbar-ium Senckenbergianum (FR) in the Centre of Excellence for Dinophyte Taxonomy (accessionnumber CEDiT2013H31)." (John et al. 2014: 795).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), Mediterranean Sea (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

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: 14 January 2020 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

Verified by: 14 January 2020 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=174744

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2020.

SITE © 1996 - 2020 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio