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Protogonyaulax pacifica (R.W.Litaker) 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 pacifica (R.W.Litaker) 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.
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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 pacificum R.W.Litaker

Alexandrium pacificum R.W.Litaker

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).

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

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.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2020.

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