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Pyrodinium balechii (Steidinger) F.J.R.Taylor

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 Pyrodinium

 

Publication details
Pyrodinium balechii (Steidinger) F.J.R.Taylor 1976: 100

Published in: Taylor, F.J.R. (1976). Dinoflagellates from the International Indian Ocean Expedition: A report on material collected by the R.V. "Anton Bruun". Bibliotheca Botanica 132: 1-234, 46 pls, 5 charts, 5 tables.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pyrodinium is Pyrodinium bahamense L.Plate.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Alexandrium balechii (Steidinger) Balech

Basionym
Gonyaulax balechii Steidinger

Type information
Type locality: U.S.A.: Florida: Tampa Bay (Silva 1996-to date).

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
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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