Karenia brevis (C.C.Davis) Gert Hansen & Moestrup 2000

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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.

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

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

Basionym
Gymnodinium breve C.C.Davis

Type Information
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).

General Environment
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

 
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