Gambierdiscus belizeanus M.A.Faust
Gambierdiscus belizeanus M.A.Faust 1995: 998, figs 3-6
Published in: Faust, M.A. (1995). Observation of sand-dwelling toxic dinoflagellates (Dinophyceae) from widely differing sites, including two new species. Journal of Phycology 31: 996-1003, 12 figs, 1 table.
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Harmful species (Lassus et al. 2017). - (19 May 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: South Water Cay, Belize, associated with sand and coral rubble in lagoonal waters (Faust 1995: 999). Holotype: M.A. Faust; SEM 152023 (Faust 1995: 999). Notes: Isotype; SEM 132003, SEM 152121, SEM 152103 (Faust, 1995).
Hoppenrath, M., Murray, S.A., Chomérat, N. & Horiguchi, T. (2014). Marine benthic dinoflagellates - unravelling their worldwide biodiversity. Kleine Senckenberg-Reihe Vol. 54. pp. -276. Frankfurt am Main & Stuttgar: V. Mosbrugger & E. Schweizerbartsche Verlagsbuchhandlung.
Lassus, P., Chomérat, N., Hess, P. & Nézan, E. (2017 '2016'). Toxic and harmful microalgae of the World Ocean. Micro-algues toxiques et nuisibles de l'Océan Mondial. IOC Manuals and guides, 68 (Bilingual English/French). pp. 1-523, 54 pls. Denmark: International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae/ Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO.
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.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 May 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Gwinn, J.K., Robertson, A. & Kiene, R.P. (2019). Effect of salinity on DMSP production in Gambierdiscus belizeanus (Dinophyceae). Journal of Phycology 55(6): 1401-1411.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 February 2020.