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Protogonyaulax F.J.R.Taylor, 1979

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Gonyaulacales
Family Ostreopsidaceae

Holotype species: Protogonyaulax tamarensis (Lebour) F.J.R.Taylor

Currently accepted name for the type species: Alexandrium tamarense (Lebour) Balech

Original publication and holotype designation: Taylor, F.J.R. (1979). The toxigenic gonyaulacoid dinoflagellates. In: Toxic dinoflagellate blooms. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Toxic Dinoflagellate Blooms, Key Biscayne, Florida, October 31-November 5, 1978. (Taylor, D.L. & Seliger, H.H. Eds), pp. 47-56. New York: Elsevier/North-Holland.

Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of .

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Kawai, H. & Nakayama, T. (2015). Introduction (Heterokontobionta p.p.), Cryptophyta, Dinophyta, Haptophyta, Heterokontophyta (except Coscinodiscophyceae, Mediophyceae, Fragilariophyceae, Bacillariophyceae, Phaeophyceae, Eustigmatophyceae), Chlorarachniophyta, Euglenophyta. In: Syllabus of plant families. Adolf Engler's Syllabus der Pflanzenfamilien. Ed. 13. Phototrophic eukaryotic Algae. Glaucocystophyta, Cryptophyta, Dinophyta/Dinozoa, Haptophyta, Heterokontophyta/Ochrophyta, Chlorarachnniophyta/Cercozoa, Chlorophyta, Streptophyta p.p. (Frey, W. Eds), pp. 11-189. Stuttgart: Borntraeger Science Publishers.

Numbers of names and species: There are 16 species names in the database at present.

Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):

Protogonyaulax acatenella (Whedon & Kofoid) F.J.R.Taylor S 
Protogonyaulax affinis H.Inoue & Y.Fukuyo S 
Protogonyaulax catenella (Whedon & Kofoid) Taylor S 
Protogonyaulax cohorticula (Balech) F.J.R.Taylor S 
Protogonyaulax cohorticula (Balech) Taylor S 
Protogonyaulax compressa Y.Fukuyo, K.Yoshida & H.Inoue S 
Protogonyaulax dimorpha (Biecheler) F.J.R. Taylor S 
Protogonyaulax excavata (Braarud) F.J.R.Taylor S 
Protogonyaulax fratercula (Balech) Taylor S 
Protogonyaulax fraterculus (Balech) F.J.R.Taylor S 
Protogonyaulax globosa (Braarud) F.R.Taylor S 
Protogonyaulax kutnerae (Balech) Sournia S 
Protogonyaulax ostenfeldii (Paulsen) S.Fraga & F.J.S├ínchez S 
Protogonyaulax peruviana (E.Balech & B.R.E.Mendiola) F.J.R.Taylor S 
Protogonyaulax phoneus (Woloszynska & Conrad) F.J.R.Taylor S 
Protogonyaulax tamarensis (Lebour) F.J.R.Taylor S - type

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