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Alexandrium tamutum M.Montresor, A.Beran & U.John 2004

Publication details
Alexandrium tamutum M.Montresor, A.Beran & U.John in Montresor & al. 2004: 402, figs 1-4

Published in: Montresor, M., John, U., Beran, A. & Medlin, L.K. (2004). Alexandrium tamutum sp. nov. (Dinophyceae): a new nontoxic species in the genus Alexandrium. Journal of Phycology 40: 398-411.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Alexandrium is Alexandrium minutum Halim.

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

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Gulf of Naples, Tyrrhenian Sea, Mediterranean Sea (Montresor & al., 2004: 402). Holotype: Fig. 3A: (Montresor & al., 2004: 402). Notes: Iconotype: Fig. 2, A-C.

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Key references
Brown, L., Bresnan, E., Graham, J., Lacaze, J.-P, Turrell, E. & Collins, C. (2010). Distribution, diversity and toxin composition of the genus Alexandrium (Dinophyceae) in Scottish waters. European Journal of Phycology 45(4): 375-393.

Figueroa, R.I., Garcés, E. & Bravo, I. (2007). Comparative study of the life cycles of Alexandrium tamatum and Alexandrium minutum (Gonyaulacales, Dinophyceae) in culture. Journal of Phycology 43(5): 1039-1053.

Kim, K.-Y., Yoshida, M. & Kim, C.-H. (2005). Molecular phylogeny of three hitherto unreported Alexandrium species: Alexandrium hiranoi, Alexandrium leei and Alexandrium satoanum (Gonyaulacales, Dinophyceae) inferred from the 18S and 26S rDNA sequence data. Phycologia 44: 361-368.

Leaw, C.P., Lim, P.T., Ng, B.K., Cheah, M.Y., Ahmad, A. & Usup, G. (2005). Phylogenetic analysis of Alexandrium species and Pyrodinium bahamense (Dinophyceae) based on theca morphology and nuclear ribosomal gene sequence. Phycologia 44: 550-565.

Penna, A., Fraga, S., Masó, M., Giacobbe, M.G., Bravo, I., Garcés, E., Vila, M., Bertozzini, E., Adreoni, F., Lugliè, A. & Vernesi, C. (2008). Phylogenetic relationships among the Mediterranean Alexandrium (Dinophyceae) species based on sequences of 5.8S gene and Internal Transcript Spacers of the rRNA operon. European Journal of Phycology 43(2): 163-178, 25 figs, 3 tables.

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Montresor, M., John, U., Beran, A. & Medlin, L.K. (2004). Alexandrium tamutum sp. nov. (Dinophyceae): a new nontoxic species in the genus Alexandrium. Journal of Phycology 40: 398-411.

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