Alexandrium affine

Super Group: 
Alveolata
Phylum: 
Dinophyta
Class: 
Dinophyceae
Order: 
Gonyaulacales
Family: 
Goniodomataceae
Genus: 
Alexandrium
Species: 
affine
Authority: 
(H. Inoue & Y. Fukuyo) Balech
Synonym(s): 
Basionym: Protogonyaulax affinis H.Inoue & Y.Fukuyo

Etymology

Adjective B (Latin), neighbouring, allied to, akin to (Stearn 1973).

Type species

The type species (holotype) of the genus Alexandrium is Alexandrium minutum Halim.

Ecology

Substrate: planktonic
Sociability: solitary
Salinity: marine
pH: neutral

Feeding: Photosynthetic

Life cycle

Phases_alternance: haplontic
Generation: <1 month

Reproduction_mode: asexual_binary
Reproduction_mode: sexual_heterothallic
Resting_stage: cysts_sexual
Resting_stage: cysts_asexual

Feeding behaviour

Photosynthetic

Mode of locomotion

Two flagella typical for Dinophyceae
Flagellum: 2
Motility: motile_swimming

Attached phylogeny

Observation site(s)

SYMBIONTS

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Amoebophrya sp. Gunsan S. Kim et Park, M. Gil, « Amoebophrya spp. from the Bloom-forming Dinoflagellate Cochlodinium polykrikoides: Parasites not Nested in the “Amoebophrya ceratii Complex” », Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, vol. 61, nᵒ 2, p. 173 - 181, 2014.
Amoebophrya sp. Jinhae Bay S. Kim et Park, M. Gil, « Amoebophrya spp. from the Bloom-forming Dinoflagellate Cochlodinium polykrikoides: Parasites not Nested in the “Amoebophrya ceratii Complex” », Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, vol. 61, nᵒ 2, p. 173 - 181, 2014.
Amoebophrya ceratii-Clade-4 Kusuan S. Kim, Park, M. Gil, Yih, W., et Coats, W. D., « Infection of the bloom-forming thecate dinoflagellates Alexandrium affine and Gonyaulax spinifera by two strains of Amoebophrya (Dinophyta) », Journal of Phycology, vol. 40, nᵒ 5, p. 815 - 822, 2004.
Amoebophrya ceratii-Clade-4 Kusuan S. Kim, Park, M. Gil, Kim, K. - Y., Kim, C. - H., Yih, W., Park, J. Soo, et Coats, W. D., « Genetic Diversity of Parasitic Dinoflagellates in the Genus Amoebophrya and Its Relationship to Parasite Biology and Biogeography », Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, vol. 55, nᵒ 1, p. 1 - 8, 2008.
Parvilucifera sp. Catalunya Harbor of Tarragona M. Delgado, « A new species of Gymnodinium that caused the 1998 summer human respiratory syndrome and decimation of marine life in Wellington Harbour, New Zealand », Harmful Algae News, vol. 19, p. 1-3, 1999.

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