Chattonella ovata Y.Hara & Chihara 1994

Publication Details
Chattonella ovata Y.Hara & Chihara 1994: 413, figs. 19-22, 24-25

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 Chattonella marina var. ovata (Y.Hara & Chihara) Demura & Kawachi.

Type Information
Type locality: Ondo, Hiroshima Bay, Hiroshima, Japan; (Demura & al. 2009: 533) Type: Fig. 24: (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), ovate (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 December 2023

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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 December 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 21 May 2024

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