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Gonyaulax monilata J.F.Howell 1953

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 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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gonyaulax is Gonyaulax spinifera (Clapar├Ęde & Lachmann) Diesing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Alexandrium monilatum (J.F.Howell) Balech

Type information
Type locality: North Atlantic Ocean: Indian River, Florida, USA (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 14). Holotype: 29025 14

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

General environment
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.

Key references
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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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

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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