Ostreopsis caribbeana M.A.Faust
Ostreopsis caribbeana M.A.Faust 1999: 96, figs 11-16 (as 'caribbeanus' )
Published in: Faust, M.A. (1999). Three new Ostreopsis species (Dinophyceae): O. marinus sp. nov., O. belizeanus sp. nov., and O. caribbeanus sp. nov.. Phycologia 38: 92-99, 17 figs, 1 table.
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in shallow tropical waters associated with sand and coral rubble and in macroalgal assemblages; attached to Dictyota sp. and in water column; associated dinoflagellates: O. lenticularis, O. labens, O. siamensis, O. ovata, O. mascarenensis, Dinophysis caudata, D. rotundata, Prorocentrum belizeanum, P. lima, P. hoffmannianum, Gambierdiscus toxicus, Pyrodinium bahamense, Sinophysis mirocephalus, Protoperidinium cerasus, P. concur (Faust, 1999). - (7 Apr 2015) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Laurel Reef, Puerto Rico (Faust 1999: 96). Holotype: fig. 11 (SEM 174096): M.A. Faust; (Faust 1999: 96). Notes: Isotype: fig. 12 (SEM 177205). See also figs 13-15 (SEM 174094, 174069).
Hoppenrath, M., Murray, S.A., Chomérat, N. & Horiguchi, T. (2014). Marine benthic dinoflagellates - unravelling their worldwide biodiversity. Kleine Senckenberg-Reihe Vol. 54. pp. -276. Frankfurt am Main & Stuttgar: V. Mosbrugger & E. Schweizerbartsche Verlagsbuchhandlung.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 April 2015 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 August 2019.