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Heterocapsa circularisquama Horiguchi 1995

Publication details
Heterocapsa circularisquama Horiguchi 1995: 130, figs 1-24

Published in: Horiguchi, T. (1995). Heterocaspa circularisquama sp. nov. (Peridinales, Dinophyceae): A new marine dinoflagellate causing mass mortality of bivalves in Japan. Phycological Research 43: 129-136.

Type species
The type species (neotype) of the genus Heterocapsa is Heterocapsa steinii Tillmann, Gottschling, Hoppenrath, Kusber & Elbrächter.

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

Type information
Type locality: Fukuoka Bay, Fukuoka Prefecture and Ago Bay, Mie Prefecture Japan (Horiguchi 1995: 130). Holotype: Figure 5 (epitype) (Horiguchi 1995: 130).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Usage notes
Harmful species (Lassus et al. 2017).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Hallegraeff, G.M., Anderson, D.M. & Cembella, A.D., Eds (2003). Manual on harmful marine microalgae. Paris: UNESCO.

Iwataki, M., Hansen, G., Sawaguchi, T., Hiroishi, S. & Fukuyo, Y. (2004). Investigations of body scales in twelve Heterocapsa species (Peridiniales, Dinophyceae), including a new species H. pseudotriquetra sp. nov.. Phycologia 43(4): 394-403, 52 figs, 3 tables.

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: 26 March 2002 by Elizabeth Moran

Verified by: 19 May 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Kitaguchi, H., Hiragushi, N., Mitsutani, A., Yamaguchi, M. & Ishida, Y. (2001). Isolation of an algicidal marine bacterium with activity against the harmful dinoflagellate Heterocapsa circularisquama (Dinophyceae). Phycologia 40: 275-279.
Oda, T., Sato, Y., Kim, D., Muramatsu, T., Matsuyama, Y. & Honjo, T. (2001). Hemolytic activity of Heterocapsa circularisquama (Dinophyceae) and its possible involvement in shellfish toxicity. Journal of Phycology 37: 509-516.
Oh, S.J., Matsuyama, Y., Oda, S., Moriyama, T. & Uchida, T. (2003). Environmental feature causing a bloom of the novel dinoflagellate Heterocapsa circularisquama (Dinophyceae) in Uranouchi Bay, Kochi Prefecture. Algae 18(4): 281-288, 7 figs. [in Korean]
Yamaguchi, M., Itakura, S. & Uchida, T. (2001). Nutrition and growth kinetics in nitrogen- or phosporus-limited cultures of the 'novel red tide' dinoflagellate Heterocapsa circularisquama (Dinophyceae). Phycologia 40: 313-318.

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