Gonyaulax spinifera (Claparède & Lachmann) Diesing 1866

Gonyaulax spinifera (Claparède & Lachmann) Diesing

Current name: Gonyaulax spinifera (Claparède & Lachmann) Diesing
This genus contains species which have a very thick, armoured theca. The girdle is conspicuously offset. - 08 February 2017. Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Gonyaulax spinifera (Claparède & Lachmann) Diesing 1866: 382

Published in: Diesing, K.M. (1866). Revision der Prothelminthen. Abtheilung: Mastigophoren. Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe. Abt. 1, Mineralogie, Botanik, Zoologie, Anatomie, Geologie und Paläontologie 52(8): 287-401.

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Publication date: 1866

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Gonyaulax.

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

Basionym
Peridinium spiniferum Claparède & Lachmann

Type Information
Type locality: North Sea, near Glesnaesholm, W. Norway; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), spine-bearing (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 15 February 2024

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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 February 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 May 2024

 
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