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Acanthogonyaulax spinifera (Murray & Whitting) H.W.Graham 1942

Publication details
Acanthogonyaulax spinifera (Murray & Whitting) H.W.Graham 1942: 53

Published in: Graham, H.W. (1942). Studies in the morphology, taxonomy, and ecology of the Peridiniales. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 542: 1-129.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Acanthogonyaulax.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Ceratocorys spinifera Murray & Whitting

Type information
Type locality: Atlantic Ocean (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spine-bearing (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ceratocorys spinifera Murray & Whitting 1899

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gonyaulax ceratocoroides Kofoid 1910

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Carbonell-Moore, C. & Mertens, K.N. (2020). On Acanthogonyaulax spinifera (Dinophyceae). Phycologia 59(5): 456-459.

Sournia, A. (1986). Atlas du phytoplancton marin. Volume I: Cyanophycées, Dictyophycées, Dinophycées, Raphidophycées. pp. [1]-219. Paris: Éditions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 15, quai Anatole France - 75700 Paris.

Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.

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References
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Carbonell-Moore, C. & Mertens, K.N. (2020). On Acanthogonyaulax spinifera (Dinophyceae). Phycologia 59(5): 456-459.

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