Alexandrium lusitanicum Balech 1985
Alexandrium lusitanicum Balech 1985: 37, fig. 16
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.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Alexandrium minutum Halim.
Type locality: Portugal; (Index Nominum Algarum)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), belonging to Lusitania (western Spain; modern Portugal and parts of the Spanish provinces of Estremadura and Toledo) (Lewis & Short 1890).
This is a marine species.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 19 December 2019
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 December 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 October 2023