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Protogonyaulax globosa (Braarud) F.R.Taylor 1979

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Gonyaulacales
Family Ostreopsidaceae
Genus Protogonyaulax

 

Publication details
Protogonyaulax globosa (Braarud) F.R.Taylor in D.L.Taylor & H.H.Seliger 1979: 52

Published in: Taylor, D.L. & Seliger, H.W. (1979). Toxic dinoflagellate blooms. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Toxic Dinoflagellate Blooms, Key Biscayne, Florida, October 31-November 5, 1978 . pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-505. New York, Amsterdam, Oxford: Elsevier/North-Holland.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Protogonyaulax is Protogonyaulax tamarensis (Lebour) F.J.R.Taylor.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Alexandrium ostenfeldii (Paulsen) Balech & Tangen

Basionym
Goniaulux tamarensis var. globosa Braarud

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), round like a ball, globose, spherical (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
INA: "incorrect: cites Gonyaulax trygvei M. Parke 1976 and G. globosa (T. Braarud) E. Balech 1971 (illeg.)". - (17 May 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Protogonyaulax globosa (Braarud) F.R.Taylor)
World: World (Gómez 2005).

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
Faust, M.A. & Gulledge, R.A. (2002). Identifying harmful marine dinoflagellates. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 42: 1-144.

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Verified by: 17 May 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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