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Protogonyaulax fraterculus (Balech) F.J.R.Taylor, nom. inval.

Publication details
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, [1]-505. New York, Amsterdam, Oxford: Elsevier/North-Holland.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Protogonyaulax is Protogonyaulax tamarensis (Lebour) F.J.R.Taylor.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Alexandrium fraterculus (Balech) Balech

Basionym
Gonyaulax fraterculus Balech

Type information
Type locality: Argentina: Mar del Plata (Balech 1964: 41).

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), little brother.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
invalid: basionym not validly published - (17 May 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Source of synonymy
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. 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2017.

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