Protogonyaulax fraterculus (Balech) F.J.R.Taylor, nom. inval.
Protogonyaulax fraterculus (Balech) F.J.R.Taylor in D.L.Taylor & H.H.Seliger 1979: 51, 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 not validly published - (17 May 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Anderson, D.M., White, A.M. & Baden, G. (1985). Toxic dinoflagellates. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Toxic Dinoflagellates, St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada, June 8-12, 1985. pp. i-xv, 1-561, figs. & tables numbered by article. New York, Amsterdam, Oxford: Elsevier.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 January 2018.