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Ostreopsis marina M.A.Faust

Publication details
Ostreopsis marina M.A.Faust 1999: 93, figs 1-5 (as 'marinus' )

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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ostreopsis is Ostreopsis siamensis Johs.Schmidt.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing in the sea (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Habitat notes
shallow, tropical marine waters (in water column, on surface of coloured sand, on coral rubble, attached to Dictyota sp.); associated spp.: O. labens, O. lenticularis, O. siamenesis, O. ovata, Gambierdiscus toxicus, Prorocentrum hoffmannianum (Faust, 1999). - (7 Apr 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Main Channel at Twin Cays, Belize, Central America (Faust 1999: 93). Holotype: fig. 1 (SEM212054): M.A. Faust; (Faust 1999: 93). Notes: Isotypes: fig. 2 (EM212017. See also figs 3, 4 (SEM 212021, 212027).

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Key references
Hoppenrath, M., Murray, S.A., Chomérat, N. & Horiguchi, T. (2014). Marine benthic dinoflagellates - unravelling their worldwide biodiversity. Kleine Senckenberg-Reihe Vol. 54. pp. [1]-276. Frankfurt am Main & Stuttgar: V. Mosbrugger & E. Schweizerbartsche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

Larsen, J. & Nguyen-Ngoc, L. [eds.] (2004). Potentially toxic microalgae of Vietnamese waters. Opera Botanica 140: 5-216.

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M.D. 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 23 March 2019.

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