Gonyaulax catenella Whedon & Kofoid 1936

Publication Details
Gonyaulax catenella Whedon & Kofoid 1936: 25, figs 1-7, 14

Published in: Whedon, W.F. & Kofoid, C.A. (1936). Dinoflagellata of the San Francisco region. I. On the skeletal morphology of two new species, Gonyaulax catenella and G. acatenella. University of California Publications in Zoology 41(4): 25-34, 16 figs.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gonyaulax is Gonyaulax spinifera (Clapar├Ęde & Lachmann) Diesing.

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

Type Information
Type locality: NW Pacific Ocean: San Diego, California, USA; (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 11) Holotype: (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 11)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 17 May 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 May 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 May 2024

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