Heterocapsa steinii Tillmann, Gottschling, Hoppenrath, Kusber & Elbrächter 2017
Heterocapsa steinii Tillmann, Gottschling, Hoppenrath, Kusber & Elbrächter
Preserved in Lugol's iodine.Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)
Heterocapsa steinii Tillmann, Gottschling, Hoppenrath, Kusber & Elbrächter 2017: 1320
Published in: Tillmann, U., Hoppenrath, M., Gottschling, M., Kusber, W.-H. & Elbrachter, M. (2017). Plate pattern clarification of the marine dinophyte Heterocapsa triquetra sensu Stein (Dinophyceae) collected at the Kiel fjord (Germany). Journal of Phycology 53(6): 1305-1324.
Publication date: 2017
This is the type species (neotype) of the genus Heterocapsa.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Baltic Sea, off Germany: either Kiel or Wismar (Stein 1883); (Tillmann & al. 2017: 1320) Holotype: [illustration] pl. III: fig 35 in Stein (1883), showing a non-fossil individual: [non-fossil] SEM-stub prepared from clonal strain UTKG7 (designated CEDiT2017E65 (fig. 1N), deposited at Senckenberg Research Inst. and Nat. Hist. Mus., Centre of Excellence for Dinophyte Taxonomy (epitype) probably late summer 1879 according to Wetzel (1885); marine and brackish water, plankton; (Tillmann & al. 2017: 1320, fig. 8) Notes: Epitype duplicate: CEDiT2017166. Strain sampled by A. Tillmann on August 8, 2013.
This is a marine species.
Created: 29 January 2018 by G.M. Guiry.
Last updated: 29 January 2018
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 29 January 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 December 2023