Protogonyaulax globosa (Braarud) F.R.Taylor 1979
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, -505. New York, Amsterdam, Oxford: Elsevier/North-Holland.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Alexandrium ostenfeldii (Paulsen) Balech & Tangen
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), round like a ball, globose, spherical (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
INA: "incorrect: cites Gonyaulax trygvei M. Parke 1976 and G. globosa (T. Braarud) E. Balech 1971 (illeg.)". - (17 May 2017) - M.D. Guiry
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.
Faust, M.A. & Gulledge, R.A. (2002). Identifying harmful marine dinoflagellates. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 42: 1-144.
Created: 27 February 2003 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 17 May 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 28 September 2021.