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Gonyaulax alaskensis Kofoid 1911

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 alaskensis Kofoid 1911: 249, pl. 17: figs 45, 46; pl. 14 fig. 32

Published in: Kofoid, C.A (1911). Dinoflagellata of the San Diego Region, IV. The genus Gonyaulax with notes on the skeletal morphology. University of California Publications in Zoology 8(4): 187-287, pls 9-17.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gonyaulax is Gonyaulax spinifera (Claparède & Lachmann) Diesing.

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

Type information
vertical hauls several miles off San Diego, California; surface at Loring, Alaska, U.S.A.: F.M. Chamberlain (Index Nominum Algarum).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gonyaulax alaskensis Kofoid)
Europe: Portugal (Moita & Vilarinho 1999).

North America: Mexico (Pacific) (Torres-Ariño & al. 2019).

South-west Asia: India (Srinivasan 1996).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Taylor 1974, Chang & al. 2012).

World: World (Gómez 2005, Gómez 2012).

Key references
Dodge, J.D. (1989). Some revisions of the family Gonyaulacaceae (Dinophyceae) based on a scanning electron microscope study. Botanica Marina 32: 275-298, 42 figs, 2 tables.

Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

Dodge, J.D. (1985). Atlas of dinoflagellates. A scanning electron microscope survey. pp. [i]-vii, [1]-119. Farrand Press.

Schiller, J. (1935). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. X. Band, 3. Abt. 2 Teil. ( Eds), pp. 1-320. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H..

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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