Amylax diacantha Meunier 1919
Amylax diacantha Meunier 1919: 74, pl. 19, figs. 33-36
Published in: Meunier, A. (1919). Microplancton de la mer Flamande. 3me partie. Les Péridiniens. Mémoires du Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique 8(1): 1-111, 7 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sourniaea diacantha (Meunier) H.Gu., K.N.Mertens, Zhun Li & H.H.Shin
Type locality: Belgium: near Nieuport (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype: Fig. 33 of plate 19 in Meunier (1919): (Zhang et al. 2020: ).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with two spines.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Zhang, W., Li,Z., Mertens, K.N., Derrien, A., Pospelova, V., Carbonell-Moore, M.C., Bagheri, S., Matsuoka, K., Shin, H.H. & Gu, H. (2020). Reclassification of Gonyaulax verior (Gonyaulacales, Dinophyceae) as Sourniaea diacantha gen. et comb. nov.. Phycologia 59: [1-15] 246-260.
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.
Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.
Zonneveld, K.A.F. & Dale, B. (1994). The cyst-motile stage relationships of Protoperidinium monospinum (Paulsen) Zonneveld et Dale comb. nov. and Gonyaulax verior (Dinophyta, Dinophyceae) from the Oslo Fjord (Norway). Phycologia 33: 359-368, 11 figs.
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