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Gonyaulax cohorticula Balech 1967

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

 

Publication details
Gonyaulax cohorticula Balech 1967: 111, pl. VI [6]: figs. 117-119, pl. VII [6]

Published in: Balech, E. (1967). Dinoflagelados nuevos o interesantes del Golfo de México y Caribe. Revista Museo Argentino Ciencias Naturales "B. Rivadavia", Hydrobiologia 2(3): 77-144.
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Publication date: December 1967

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gonyaulax is Gonyaulax spinifera (Claparède & Lachmann) Diesing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Alexandrium cohorticula (Balech) Balech

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), small cohort.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
There is no Latin description and designation of type these were not required under the ICZN at this time so the taxon is valid under the ICN (Art. 45). It appears that Balech consistently provided names under the ICZN at this time (Mertens pers. comm.). - (12 Jan 2007) - Wendy Guiry

Epithet: cohorticula = small cohort, indeclinable feminine noun - (12 Jan 2007) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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.

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