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Gonyaulax rotundata Rampi 1952

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 rotundata Rampi 1952: 109, pl. II [1]: fig. 24 (as 'Goniaulax' )

Published in: Rampi, L. (1952). Su alcune Peridinee nuove od interesssanti raccolte nelle acque di Sanremo. Atti della Accademia Ligure di Scienze e Lettere 8(1): 104-114, 2 pls.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Italy: Sanremo (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), almost circular, with length breadth ratio of about 6 to 5 (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Verified by: 26 February 2019 by G.M. Guiry

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