Gonyaulax tamarensis var. excavata Braarud 1945
Gonyaulax tamarensis var. excavata Braarud 1945: 9
Published in: Braarud, T. (1945). Morphological observations on marine dinoflagellate cultures (Porella perforata, Gonyaulax tamarensis, Protoceratium reticulatum). Avhandlinger Norske videnskaps-akademi, matematisk-naturvidenskapelig klasse 1945(11): 1-18.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gonyaulax is Gonyaulax spinifera (Claparède & Lachmann) Diesing.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Alexandrium tamarense (Lebour) Balech
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
John, U., Litaker, R.W., Montresor, M., Murray, S., Brosnahan, M.L. & Anderson, D.M. (2014). Formal revision of the Alexandrium tamarense species complex (Dinophyceae) taxonomy: the introduction of five species with emphasis on molecular-based (rDNA) classification. Protist 165: 779-804.
Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.
Faust, M.A. & Gulledge, R.A. (2002). Identifying harmful marine dinoflagellates. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 42: 1-144.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 21 February 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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Anderson, D.M. & Wall, D. (1978). Potential importance of benthic cysts of Gonyaulax tamarensis and G. excavata in initiating toxic dinoflagellate blooms. Journal of Phycology 14: 224-234.
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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 05 March 2021.