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Sinophysis microcephala D.Nie & C.-C.Wang

Publication details
Sinophysis microcephala D.Nie & C.-C.Wang 1944: 148, figs 1-8

Published in: Nie, D. & Wang, C.-C. (1944). Dinoflagellata of the Hainan Region. VIII. On Sinophysis microcephalus, a new genus and species of Dinophysidae. Sinensia 15: 145-151.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Sinophysis.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), little head.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Shin-tsuen Kong, Hainan Island (Silva 1996-to date).

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Key references
Chomérat (2016). Studies on the benthic genus Sinophysis (Dinophysales, Dinophyceae): I. a taxonomic investigation from Martinique Island, including two new species and elucidation of the epithecal plate pattern. Phycology 55(4): 462-468.

Diniz, B.S., Menezes, M. & Nascimento, S.M. (2017). Morphology of Sinophysis microcephala and Sinophysis canaliculata (Dinophyceae) from the South Atlantic. Botanica Marina 60(1): 79-83.

Gomez, F., Moreira, D. & Lopez-Garcia, P. (2011). Sinophysis and Pseudophalacroma are distantly related to typical dinophysoid dinoflagellates (Dinophysales, Dinophyceae). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 59: 188-190.

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.

Sournia, A. (1986). Atlas du phytoplancton marin. Volume I: Cyanophycées, Dictyophycées, Dinophycées, Raphidophycées. pp. [1]-219. Paris: Éditions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 15, quai Anatole France - 75700 Paris.

Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.

Created: 07 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Diniz, B.S., Menezes, M. & Nascimento, S.M. (2017). Morphology of Sinophysis microcephala and Sinophysis canaliculata (Dinophyceae) from the South Atlantic. Botanica Marina 60(1): 79-83.

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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 24 June 2019.

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