Vicicitus globosus (Y.Hara & ) F.H. 2012
Vicicitus globosus (Y.Hara & Chihara) F.H.Chang in Chang & al. 2012: 409, figs 5-29
Published in: Chang, F.H., Mcveagh, M., Gall, M. & Smith, P. (2012). Chattonella globosa is a member of Dictyochophyceae: reassignment to Vicicitus gen. nov., based on molecular phylogeny, pigment composition, morphology and life hidstory. Phycologia 51(4): 403-420.
Publication date: 2012
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 & al. 2012: 409). Type: Fig. 11: (Index Nominum Algarum
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), round like a ball, globose, spherical (Stearn 1973).
Chattonella globosa Y.Hara & M.Chihara 1994
Harmful species (Lassus et al. 2017). - (22 May 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Chang, F.H., Sutherland, J. & Bradford-Grieve, J. (2017). Taxonomic revision of Dictyochales (Dictyochophyceae) based on morphological, ultrastructural, biochemical and molecular data. Phycological Research 65: 235–247, 22 figs.
Lassus, P., Chomérat, N., Hess, P. & Nézan, E. (2017 '2016'). Toxic and harmful microalgae of the World Ocean. Micro-algues toxiques et nuisibles de l'Océan Mondial. IOC Manuals and guides, 68 (Bilingual English/French). pp. 1-523, 54 pls. Denmark: International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae/ Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO.
Created: 09 August 2012 by G.M. Guiry
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