Gessnerium fraterculus (Balech) Loeblich & Loeblich, III, nom. inval.
Gessnerium fraterculus (Balech) Loeblich & Loeblich, III in D.L.Taylor & H.H.Seliger 1979, nom. inval.
Published in: Taylor, D.L. & Seliger, H.W. (1979). Toxic dinoflagellate blooms. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Toxic Dinoflagellate Blooms, Key Biscayne, Florida, October 31-November 5, 1978 . pp. [i]-xviii, -505. New York, Amsterdam, Oxford: Elsevier/North-Holland.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Alexandrium fraterculus (Balech) Balech
Gonyaulax fraterculus Balech
Type locality: Argentina: Mar del Plata (Balech 1964: 41).
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), little brother.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: basionym invalid. - (17 May 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Merzlyak, M.N., Chivkunova, O.B., Gorelova, O.A., Reshetnikova, I.V., Solovchenko, A.E., Khozin-Goldberg, I. & Cohen, Z. (2007). Effect of nitrogen starvation on optical properties, pigments, and arachidonic acid content of the unicellular green alga Parietochloris incisa (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 43: 833-843.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 December 2017.