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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonyaulax excavata (Braarud) Balech, 1971 
AphiaID: 110018

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 editorGonyaulax (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonyaulax excavata (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlexandrium tamarense (Lebour, 1925) Balech, 1995
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonyaulax Diesing, 1866
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonyaulax tamarensis var. excavata T.Braarud, 1945
Sources 
new combination reference Balech, E. (1971). Microplancton del Atlántico Ecuatorial Oeste (Equalant I). Servicio de Hidrografia Naval. H 654: 1-103, 12 pl. [details]

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Environment marine, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublished in AlgaeBase Logo AlgaeBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (11 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet general for group: both heterotrophic (eat other organisms) and autotrophic (photosynthetic) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat pelagic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance General: known for producing dangerous toxins, particularly when in large numbers, called "red tides" because the cells are so abundant they make water change color. Also they can produce non-fatal or fatal amounts of toxins in predators (particularly sh [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators marine microorganisms and animal larvae [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction general for group: both sexual and asexual [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Gómez (2005) says that Gonyaulax excavata is synonym of Alexandrium fundyense [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:110018
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
2007-10-17 15:07:21Z  changed  db_admin
2008-11-20 10:21:18Z  changed  Moestrup, Øjvind
2012-10-23 09:43:47Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
2015-01-28 09:00:53Z  changed  Fraga, Santiago
2015-06-26 12:00:51Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D. (2015). Gonyaulax excavata (Braarud) Balech, 1971. 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=110018 on 2016-09-25
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