Karenia brevis (C.C.Davis) Gert Hansen & Moestrup 2000
Karenia brevis (C.C.Davis) Gert Hansen & Moestrup 2000: 308
Published in: Daugbjerg, N., Hansen, G., Larsen, J. & Moestrup, Ø. (2000). Phylogeny of some of the major genera of dinoflagellates based on ultrastructure and partial LSU rDNA sequence data, including the erection of three new genera of unarmoured dinoflagellates. Phycologia 39: 302-317.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Karenia.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Gymnodinium breve C.C.Davis
Type locality: Gulf of Mexico: near Naples, Florida, USA; (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 38) Holotype: (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 38)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), short, of small extent (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 19 May 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 May 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 October 2022