Heterocapsa rotundata (Lohmann) Gert Hansen 1995
Heterocapsa rotundata (Lohmann) Gert Hansen 1995: 166, figs 1-19
Published in: Hansen, G. (1995). Analysis of the thecal plate pattern in the dinoflagellate Heterocapsa rotundata (Lohmann) comb. nov. (= Katodinium rotundatum (Lohmann) Loeblich). Phycologia 34(2): 166-170, 19 figs.
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.
Amphidinium rotundatum Lohmann
Type locality: Baltic Sea near Kiel, Germany; (Index Nominum Algarum)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), almost circular, with length breadth ratio of about 6 to 5 (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 20 April 2018
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 April 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 September 2023