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Chattonella globosa Y.Hara & M.Chihara 1994

Publication details
Chattonella globosa Y.Hara & M.Chihara in Y.Hara, K.Doi & M.Chihara 1994: 408, figs 1-12

Published in: Hara, Y., Doi, K. & Chihara, M. (1994). Four new species of Chattonella (Raphidophyceae, Chromophyta) from Japan . Japanese Journal of Phycology 42: 407-420.

Publication date: 1994

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chattonella is Chattonella subsalsa B.Biecheler.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Vicicitus globosus (Y.Hara & Chihara) F.H.Chang

Type information
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).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
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.

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

Larsen, J. & Nguyen-Ngoc, L. [eds.] (2004). Potentially toxic microalgae of Vietnamese waters. Opera Botanica 140: 5-216. [in English and Vietnamese]

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 24 April 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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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.

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