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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlexandrium tamarense (Lebour) Balech, 1995 
AphiaID: 109714

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChromista (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarosa (Subkingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlveolata (Infrakingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyzozoa (Phylum) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDinozoa (Subphylum) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDinoflagellata (Infraphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinophyceae (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonyaulacales (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonyaulacaceae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlexandrium (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlexandrium tamarense (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlexandrium Halim, 1960
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonyaulax tamarensis Lebour, 1925
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlexandrium excavatum (Braarud) Balech & Tangen, 1985 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGessnerium tamarensis (Lebour) Loeblich III & L.Loeblich, 1979
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonyaulax excavata (Braarud) Balech, 1971 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonyaulax tamarensis Lebour, 1925 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonyaulax tamarensis var. excavata T.Braarud, 1945 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtogonyaulax excavata (Braarud) F.J.R.Taylor, 1979 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtogonyaulax tamarensis (Lebour) F.J.R.Taylor, 1979
Sources  original description Lebour, M.V. (1925). The Dinoflagellates of Northern Seas. The Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 250 pp. [details]

redescription John, U., Litaker, R.W, Montresor, M., Murray, S., Brosnahan,M.L., Anderson, D.M. (2014). Formal Revision of the Alexandrium tamarense Species Complex (Dinophyceae) Taxonomy: The Introduction of Five Species with Emphasis on Molecular-based (rDNA) Classification. Protist. 165: 779-804., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.protis.2014.10.001 [details]

new combination reference Balech, E. (1985). The genus Alexandrium or Gonyaulax of the tamarensis group. In: D.M. Anderson, A.W. White and D.G. Baden (Eds.) Toxic Dinoflagellates. New York: Elsevier. P. 33–38. [details]

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 Forma Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAlexandrium tamarense f. excavatum (T.Braarud) G.V.Konovalova
Environment marine
Distribution  Trusted: edited by a thematic editortype locality Tamar estuary [details]
From editor or global species database
Aegean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAegean Sea (inaccurate[details]
Baltic Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBaltic sea (inaccurate[details]
Chile
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChile (inaccurate) (origin: alien[details]
Mediterranean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
New Zealand
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone (inaccurate[details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Atlantic [details]
North Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea [details]
South Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Atlantic (inaccurate[details]
From regional or thematic species database
Argentina
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorArgentina (inaccurate) (origin: alien[details]
Australia
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAustralian Exclusive Economic Zone (inaccurate[details]
Gulf of Thailand
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorGulf of Thailand (inaccurate) (origin: alien[details]
Ukraine
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUkraine (origin: alien[details]
Venezuela
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorVenezuela (inaccurate) (origin: alien[details]
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Sweden
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Tunisia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTunisian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimen 

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Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublished in AlgaeBase Logo AlgaeBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (5 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (10 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (11801 nucleotides; 66 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Global Biotic Interactions (GloBI) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Information system on Aquatic Non-Indigenous and Cryptogenic Species (AquaNIS) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:52014 [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Aegean Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Ships: accidental with ballast water, sea water systems, live wells or other deck basins [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in South Atlantic Ocean (IHO Sea Area) : Disperses through water column, tides, and in ships ballast. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorToxicology Various cryptic species were under this name until the John et al (2014) revision. It is now considered as a harmless species.  [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Alexandrium tamarense WE clade
Alexandrium tamarense ...
Gonyaulax tamarensis Lebour 1925 Original description
Gonyaulax tamarensis L...

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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:109714
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Brandt, Sue
2006-07-27 06:59:07Z  changed  Camba Reu, Cibran
2008-03-27 13:16:17Z  checked  Scott, Fiona
2010-10-27 09:50:34Z  changed  Fraga, Santiago
2015-01-28 10:01:15Z  changed  Fraga, Santiago
2015-06-26 12:00:51Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D. (2015). Alexandrium tamarense (Lebour) Balech, 1995. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2016). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=109714 on 2016-06-26
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