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Amylax triacantha (Jörgensen) Sournia 1984

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

 

Publication details
Amylax triacantha (Jörgensen) Sournia 1984: 350

Published in: Sournia, A. (1984). Classification et nomemclature de divers dinoflagellés marins (Dinophyceae). Phycologia 23(3): 345-355.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Amylax is Amylax lata Meunier.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Gonyaulax triacantha Jörgensen [Jørgensen]

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gonyaulax triacantha Jörgensen [Jørgensen] 1899

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.

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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References
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Gárate-Lizárraga, I. (2014). Distribution of Amylax triacantha and A. triacantha var. buxus nov. comb. (Dinophyceae) along the Pacific coast of Mexico. CICIMAR Oceanides 29(1): 23-28.
Koike, K. & Takishita, K. (2008). Anucleated cryptophyte vestiges in the gonyaulacalean dinoflagellates Amylax buxus and Amylax triacantha (Dinophyceae). Phycological Research 56(4): 301-311.

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