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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlexandrium acatenella (Whedon & Kofoid) Balech, 1985 
AphiaID: 233407

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 acatenella (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlexandrium Halim, 1960
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonyaulax acatenella Whedon & Kofoid, 1936
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGessnerium acatenellum (Whedon & Kofoid) Loeblich & Loeblich III
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonyaulax acatenella Whedon & Kofoid, 1936 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtogonyaulax acatenella (Whedon & Kofoid) Taylor, 1979
Sources  original description Whedon W.F. & Kofoid C.A. 1936. Dinoflagellates of the San Francisco region. I. On the skeletal morphology of two new species, Gonyaulax catenella and G. acatenella. Univ. Calif. Publ. Zool. 41: 25-34. [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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Environment marine
Distribution  Trusted: edited by a thematic editortype locality San Francisco [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Ukraine
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUkraine (origin: alien[details]
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [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 (1 publication) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:52033 [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorHarmful effect It is probably a synonym of Alexandrium catenella (Whedon & Kofid) Balech, 1985 and hence producer of paralytic shellfish poisoning toxins [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Ukraine (Nation) : Shipping [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Gonyaulax acatenella Whedon et Kofoid, 1936 (basionym)
Gonyaulax acatenella W...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:233407
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2006-07-27 06:59:07Z  created  Camba Reu, Cibran
2008-11-17 15:52:57Z  checked  Hansen, Gert
2008-11-21 08:21:07Z  changed  Moestrup, Øjvind
2010-10-27 09:50:34Z  changed  Fraga, Santiago
2015-06-26 12:00:51Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Fraga, S.; Moestrup, Ø.; Hansen, G. (2015). Alexandrium acatenella (Whedon & Kofoid) Balech, 1985. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2015). 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=233407 on 2016-06-29
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