Karenia umbella Salas, Bolch & Hallegraeff 2004

Publication Details
Karenia umbella Salas, Bolch & Hallegraeff 2004: 168, figs 2-13

Published in: Salas, M.F. de, Bolch, C.J.S. & Hallegraeff, G.M. (2004). Karenia umbella sp. nov. (Gymnodiniales, Dinophyceae), a new potentially ichthyotoxic dinoflagellate species from Tasmania, Australia. Phycologia 43: 166-175.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Karenia is Karenia brevis (C.C.Davis) Gert Hansen & Moestrup.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Karenia longicanalis Z.B.Yang, I.J.Hodgkiss & Gert Hansen.

Type Information
Holotype locality: Taranna, Tasmania, Australia; (Salas, Bolch & Hallegraeff 2004: 168) Holotype: October 2001; (Salas, Bolch & Hallegraeff 2004: 168) Notes: Holotype: Figure 6, from strain KUTN05. Culture deposited in the University of Tasmania Harmful Algae Culture Collection.

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), A sunshade, parasol, or umbrella..

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 15 June 2005 by Sandy Lawson.

Last updated: 20 May 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 May 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 December 2023

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