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Gonyaulax ostenfeldii (Paulsen) Paulsen 1949

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 ostenfeldii (Paulsen) Paulsen 1949: 62

Published in: Paulsen, O. (1949). Observations on Dinoflagellates. Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Skrifter 6(4): 1-67.

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 Alexandrium ostenfeldii (Paulsen) Balech & Tangen

Basionym
Goniodoma ostenfeldii Paulsen

Type information
Type locality: Iceland (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 15). Holotype: (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 15).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Balech, E. & Tangen, K. (1985). Morphology and taxonomy of toxic species in the Tamarensis group (Dinophyceae): Alexandrium excavatum (Braarud) comb. nov. and Alexandrium ostenfeldii (Paulsen) comb. nov. Sarsia 70(4): 333-343, 5 figs, 1 table.

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.

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