Vicicitus globosus (Y.Hara & ) F.H.
Vicicitus globosus (Y.Hara & Chihara) F.H.Chang in Chang et al. 2012: 409, figs 5-29
Original publication: Chang, M.H., Mcveagh, M., Gall, M. & Smith, P. (2012). Chattonella globosa is a member of Dictyophyceae: reassignment to Vicicitus gen. nov., based on molecular phylogeny, pigment composition, morphology and life hidstory. Phycologia 51(4): 403-420.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Vicicitus.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Kii Channel, Tokushima, Japan (Chang et al. 2012: 409). Type: Fig. 11: (Silva 1996-to date
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), round like a ball, globose, spherical (Stearn 1973).
Chattonella globosa Y.Hara & M.Chihara 1994
This is a marine species.
Distribution by country
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Vicicitus globosus (Y.Hara & Chihara) F.H.Chang)
Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Harper et al. 2012).
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Vicicitus&species=globosus
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Vicicitus&Species=globosus
Created: 09 August 2012 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 26 September 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:110279