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Ostreopsis rhodesiae Verma, Hoppenrath & S.A.Murray 2016

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Gonyaulacales
Family Pyrocystaceae
Subfamily Ostreopsidoideae
Genus Ostreopsis


Publication details
Ostreopsis rhodesiae Verma, Hoppenrath & S.A.Murray in Verma & al. 2016: 120, fig. 3 A (as 'rhodesae' )

Published in: Verma, A., Hoppenrathm M., Dorantes-Aranda, J.J., Harwood, T. & Murray, S.A. (2016). Molecular and phylogenetic characterization of Ostreopsis (Dinophyceae) and the description of a new species, Ostreopsis rhodesae sp. nov., from a subtropical Australian lagoon. Harmful Algae 60: 116-130, 10 figs.

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.

Type information
Type locality: "Heron Reef Lagoon, southern Great Barrier Reef, Coral Sea, Australia" (Verma & al. 2016: 121). Type: Seckenberg am Meer, German Centre for Marine Biodiversity Research CEDiT2016H56 (SEM-stub) (Index Nominum Algarum Notes: "Fig. 3A was obtained from strain HER32. SEM-stub (designation CEDiT2016H56) deposited at Senckenberg am Meer, German Centre for Marine Biodiversity Research, Centre of Excellence for Dinophyte Taxonomy, Germany. Isotype: Lugol-fixed subsample of strain HER32 (designation CEDiT2016I57) deposited at the Senckenberg am Meer, German Centre for Marine Biodiversity Research, Centre of Excellence for Dinophyte Taxonomy, Germany."

"Named in honour of Dr. Lesley Rhodes, whose pioneering research has significantly contributed to the general understanding of the impact of toxic dinoflagellates and harmful algal blooms worldwide."

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Corrected to "rhodesiae" in accordance with Art. 60. - (26 Mar 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Nguyen-Ngoc, L., Doan-Nhu, H., Larsen, J., Phan-Tan, L., Nguyen, X.V., Lundhlom, N., Chu, T.V. & Huynh-Thi, D.N. (2021). Morphological and genetic analyses of Ostreopsis (Dinophyceae, Gonyaulacales, Ostreopsidaceae) species from Vietnamese waters with a re-description of the type species, O. siamensis . Journal of Phycology 57(3): 1059-1083.

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