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Gonyaulax gracilis J.Schiller, nom. inval. 1935

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 gracilis J.Schiller 1935: 310, fig. 325, nom. inval.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: "Unsichere Arten." [Unsafe Types]. No description. - (20 Aug 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gonyaulax gracilis J.Schiller)
Europe: Black Sea (Goméz & Boicenco 2004, BSPC Editorial Board 2014, Krakhmalnyi et al. 2018, Zotov 2018), Mediterranean (Gómez 2003).

World: World (Gómez 2005, Gómez 2012).

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.

Krakhmalny, A.F. [Krachmalny, A.F.] (2011). Dinophyta of Ukraine (illustrated book for identification). pp. [1]-442, 32 figs, 117 pls. Kiev: Alterpres. [in Russian]

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