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Gonyaulax sphaeroidea 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 sphaeroidea Kofoid 1911: 206, pl. 16: figs 41, 42

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.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gonyaulax globosa Schiller 1929

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gonyaulax sphaeroidea Kofoid)
Europe: Mediterranean (Gómez 2003).

North America: Mexico (Pacific) (Okolodkov & Gárate Lizárraga 2006, Torres-Ariño & al. 2019).

South America: Brazil (Odebrecht 2010).

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

World: World (Gómez 2005, Gómez 2012).

Key references
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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