Gonyaulax monilata J.F.Howell 1953
Gonyaulax monilata J.F.Howell 1953: 153, figs 1-5
Published in: Howell, J.F. (1953). Gonyaulax monilata, sp. nov., the causative dinoflagellate of a red tide on the east coast of Florida in August-September, 1951. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 72: 153-156.
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 monilatum (J.F.Howell) Balech
Type locality: North Atlantic Ocean: Indian River, Florida, USA (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 14). Holotype: 29025 14
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Balech, E. (1995). The genus Alexandrium Halim (Dinoflagellata). pp. 1-151. Sherkin Island: Sherkin Island Marine Station.
Faust, M.A. & Gulledge, R.A. (2002). Identifying harmful marine dinoflagellates. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 42: 1-144.
Created: 26 February 2003 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 26 April 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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Bass, E.L. (1986). Note: Use of the cricket Acheta domestica L. as a bioassay organism for the toxic extract from Gonyaulax monilata (Dinophyceae). Journal of Phycology 22: 546-548, 2 figs.
Clemons, G.P., Pinion, J.P., Bass, E., Pham, D.V., Sharif, M. & Wutoh, J.G. (1980). A hemolytic principle associated with the red-tide dinoflagellate Gonyaulax monilata. Toxicon 18: 323-326.
Gaudsmith, J.T. & Dawes, C.J. (1972). The ultrastructure of several dinoflagellates with emphasis on Gonyaulax polyedra Stein and Gonyaulax monilata. Phycologia 11: 123-132.
Howell, J.F. (1953). Gonyaulax monilata, sp. nov., the causative dinoflagellate of a red tide on the east coast of Florida in August-September, 1951. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 72: 153-156.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 August 2021.