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Gonyaulax globosa (Braarud) Balech, nom. illeg. 1971

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Gonyaulacales
Family Gonyaulacaceae
Genus Gonyaulax

 

Publication details
Gonyaulax globosa (Braarud) Balech 1971: 29, nom. illeg.

Published in: Balech, E. (1971). Microplancton de la Campaña Oceanográfica Productividad III. Revista del Museo Argentino de Cienicas Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia" e Instituto Nacional de Investigacion de las Ciencias Naturales (Argentina). Hidrobiologia 3: 1-202, pls 1-12.

Type species
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 ostenfeldii (Paulsen) Balech & Tangen

Basionym
Goniaulux tamarensis var. globosa Braarud

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), round like a ball, globose, spherical (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: priority for Gonyaulax globosa Stüwe 1909 - (15 Apr 2013) - M.D. Guiry

Taxonomic notes
McMinn & Scott (2005: 222) record this as a synonym of Alexandrium tamarense.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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

Key references
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

Faust, M.A. & Gulledge, R.A. (2002). Identifying harmful marine dinoflagellates. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 42: 1-144.

McMinn, A. & Scott, F.J. (2005). Dinoflagellates. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 202-250. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

Created: 03 October 2002 by Elizabeth Moran

Verified by: 17 May 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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