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.

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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