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Alexandrium tropicale Balech 1985

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Gonyaulacales
Family Pyrophacaceae
Genus Alexandrium

 

Publication details
Alexandrium tropicale Balech in D.M.Anderson, A.W.White & D.G.Baden 1985: 37, fig. 7

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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Protogonyaulax tropicalis (Balech) F.Gomez & L.F.Artigas 2019

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.

Key references
Leaw, C.P., Lim, P.T., Ng, B.K., Cheah, M.Y., Ahmad, A. & Usup, G. (2005). Phylogenetic analysis of Alexandrium species and Pyrodinium bahamense (Dinophyceae) based on theca morphology and nuclear ribosomal gene sequence. Phycologia 44: 550-565.

Menezes, M., Varela, D., de Oliveira Proenca, L.A., da Silva Tamanaha, M. & Paredes, J. (2010). Identification of the toxic alga Alexandrium tamiyavanichi (Dinophyceae) from northeastern Brazil: a combined morphological and rDNA sequence (partial LSU and ITS) approach. Journal of Phycology 46(6): 1239-1251.

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