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Gonyaulax apiculata Entz 1904

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Gonyaulacales
Family Gonyaulacaceae
Genus Gonyaulax

 

Publication details
Gonyaulax apiculata Entz 1904: 12, fig. 4

Published in: Entz, G. (1904). Die Fauna der kontinentalen Kochsalzwässer. Mathematische und naturwissenschaftliche Berichte aus Ungarn 19: 89-144, figs. A-C, A, B.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gonyaulax is Gonyaulax spinifera (Claparède & Lachmann) Diesing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gonyaulax clevei Ostenfeld

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ending abruptly in a sharp point or apiculum (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gonyaulax austriaca J.Schiller 1926

Nomenclatural notes
Although proposed as a new combination for Peridinium apiculatum Penard, an illegitimate name; Entz's name can be treated as a new name under Art. 58.1 of the ICN. - (12 Jun 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Lake Geneva, Switzerland (Penard 1891: 51).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Moestrup, Ø. & Calado, A.J. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater Flora of Central Europe, Volume 6: Dinophyceae. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-560, 421 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

Key references
Carty, S. (2014). Freshwater dinoflagellates of North America. pp. [i]-viii, [2], [1]-260, 153 figs. Ithaca & London: Comstock Publishing Associates. A division of Cornell University Press.

Dillard, G.E. (2007). Freshwater algae of the southeastern United States Part 8. Chrysophyceae, Xanthophyceae, Cryptophyceae and Dinophyceae. Bibliotheca Phycologica 112: [i-vi], 1-127, 22 pls.

Krakhmalny, A.F. [Krachmalny, A.F.] (2011). Dinophyta of Ukraine (illustrated book for identification). pp. [1]-442, 32 figs, 117 pls. Kiev: Alterpres. [in Russian]

Popovsky, J. & Pfiester, L.A. (1990). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Vol. 6. Dinophyceae (Dinoflagellida). pp. 1-272. Jena & Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

Schiller, J. (1935). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. X. Band, 3. Abt. 2 Teil. ( Eds), pp. 1-320. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H..

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