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Thoracosphaera heimii (Lohmann) Kamptner

Publication details
Thoracosphaera heimii (Lohmann) Kamptner 1944: 145

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Thoracosphaera is Thoracosphaera pelagica Kamptner.

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

Basionym
Syracosphaera heimii Lohmann

Type information
Type locality: Atlantic Ocean (Silva 1996-to date).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Syracosphaera heimii Lohmann 1919

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Thoracosphaera pelagica Kamptner 1927

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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

Key references
Hernandez-Becerril, D.U. & Bravo-Sierra, E. (2004). New records of planktonic dinoflagellates (Dinophyceae) from the Mexican Pacific Ocean. Botanica Marina 47: 417-423.

Parke, M. & Dixon, P.S. (1976). Check-list of British marine algae - third revision. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 56: 527-594.

Sebastian Meier, K.J., Young, J.R., Kirsch, M. & Feist-Burkhardt, S. (2007). Evolution of different life-cycle strategies in oceanic calcareous dinoflagellates. European Journal of Phycology 42: 81-89.

Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

Tangen, K., Brand, L.E., Blackwelder, P.L. & Guillard, R.R.L (1982). Thoracosphaera heimii (Lohmann) Kamptner is a dinophyte: observations on its morphology and life cycle. Marine Micropaleontology 7: 193-212.

Created: 07 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Inouye, I. & Pienaar, R.N. (1982). Thoracosphaera heimii, an unusual marine dinoflagellate. Proc. Elect. Micros. Soc. South. Afr. 12: 33-34.
Inouye, I. & Pienaar, R.N. (1983). Observations on the life cycle and microanatomy of Thoracosphaera heimii (Dinophyceae) with special refeence to its systematic position. S.-Afr. Tydskr. Plantk. 2: 63-75.
Jones, G.J., Nichols, P.D. & Johns, R.B. (1983). The lipid composition of Thoracosphaera heimii: evidence for inclusion in the Dinophyceae. Journal of Phycology 19: 416-420, 1 fig, 3 tables.
Tangen, K., Brand, L.E., Blackwelder, P.L. & Guillard, R.R.L (1982). Thoracosphaera heimii (Lohmann) Kamptner is a dinophyte: observations on its morphology and life cycle. Marine Micropaleontology 7: 193-212.

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