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Gonyaulax diacantha (Meunier) J.Schiller, nom. illeg. 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 diacantha (Meunier) J.Schiller 1935: 300, fig. 309, nom. illeg. (as 'Goniaulax' )

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.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sourniaea diacantha (Meunier) H.Gu., K.N.Mertens, Zhun Li & H.H.Shin

Basionym
Amylax diacantha Meunier

Type information
Type locality: Belgium: near Nieuport (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype: Fig. 33 of plate 19 in Meunier (1919): (Zhang et al. 2020: [4]).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with two spines.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Gonyaulax diacantha Athanassopoulos, 1931, q.v. - (4 Jul 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Zhang, W., Li,Z., Mertens, K.N., Derrien, A., Pospelova, V., Carbonell-Moore, M.C., Bagheri, S., Matsuoka, K., Shin, H.H. & Gu, H. (2020). Reclassification of Gonyaulax verior (Gonyaulacales, Dinophyceae) as Sourniaea diacantha gen. et comb. nov.. Phycologia 59: [1-15] 246-260.

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

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

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.

Tomas, C.R., Eds (1996). Identifying marine diatoms and dinoflagellates. pp. 1-858. San Diego: Academic Press Inc.

Zonneveld, K.A.F. & Dale, B. (1994). The cyst-motile stage relationships of Protoperidinium monospinum (Paulsen) Zonneveld et Dale comb. nov. and Gonyaulax verior (Dinophyta, Dinophyceae) from the Oslo Fjord (Norway). Phycologia 33: 359-368, 11 figs.

Created: 03 October 2002 by Elizabeth Moran

Verified by: 07 April 2020 by G.M. Guiry

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References
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Zhang, W., Li,Z., Mertens, K.N., Derrien, A., Pospelova, V., Carbonell-Moore, M.C., Bagheri, S., Matsuoka, K., Shin, H.H. & Gu, H. (2020). Reclassification of Gonyaulax verior (Gonyaulacales, Dinophyceae) as Sourniaea diacantha gen. et comb. nov.. Phycologia 59: [1-15] 246-260.

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