Gonyaulax monilata J.F.Howell 1953

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

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 February 2003 by Elizabeth Moran.

Last updated: 13 December 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 December 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 February 2024

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