Alexandrium fundyense Balech 1985

Publication Details
Alexandrium fundyense Balech 1985: 37, fig. 18

Published in: Fukuyo, Y., Yoshida, K. & Inoue, H. (1985). Protogonyaulax in Japanese coastal waters. In: Toxic dinoflagellates. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Toxic Dinoflagellates, St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada, June 8-12, 1985. (Anderson, D.M., White, A.W. & Baden, D.G. Eds), pp. 27-32. New York, Amsterdam, Oxford: Elsevier.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Alexandrium is Alexandrium minutum Halim.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Alexandrium catenella (Whedon & Kofoid) Balech.

Type Information
Type locality: Canada: Nova Scotia: Bay of Fundy; (Index Nominum Algarum) Notes: "No type material for this species exists. This designation is required by the ICN priorto designating an epitype that more fully describesthe morphology of this species (ICN Art 9.8).Alexandrium fundyense Balech in Anderson, &al. (editors), Toxic Dinoflagellates: 37, fig. 18,[Balech E (1985) The genus Alexandrium or Gonyaulax of the tamarensis group. In AndersonDM, White AW & Baden DG (eds) Toxic Dinoflag-ellates, Proceedings of the Third InternationalConference on Toxic Dinoflagellates. Elsevier, NewYork, pp 3338.]
Lectotype designated here: figure 18.
EPITYPE: SEM stub of strain SPE10-03 is des-ignated here as epitype for A. fundyense Balechemend. D.M. Anderson (Fig. 4). It is deposited at theHerbarium Senckenbergianum (FR) in the Centreof Excellence for Dinophyte Taxonomy (identifica-tion number CEDiT2013E25)." (John et al. 2014: 790).
EPITYPE LOCALITY: The type strain SPE10-03 was isolated from Salt Pond in Eastham, Massachusetts USA, 41.835 N 69.972 W on05/12/2001 by K. Gribble.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 May 2017

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