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Alexandrium foedum Balech

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

 

Publication details
Alexandrium foedum Balech 1990: 392, fig. 19-33

Published in: Balech, E. (1990). Four new Dinoflagellates. Helgoländer Meeresuntersuchungen 44(3-4): 387-396, 50 figs.
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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.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Gessnerium

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gessnerium foedum (Balech) F.Gómez & L.F.Artigas 2019

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Gulf of Salerno, Italy (Yuki & Fukuyo 1992: 398).

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Key references
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.

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

Yuki, K. & Fukuyo, Y. (1992). Alexandrium satoanum sp. nov. (Dinophyceae) from Matoya Bay, central Japan. Journal of Phycology 28: 395-399, 12 figs.

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