Karenia digitata Z.B.Yang, H.Takayama, K.Matsuoka & I.J.Hodgkiss 2001

Publication Details
Karenia digitata Z.B.Yang, H.Takayama, K.Matsuoka & I.J.Hodgkiss 2001: 464, figs 3-17

Published in: Yang, Z.B., Takayama, H., Matsuoka, K. & Hodgkiss, I.J. (2001 '2000'). Karenia digitata sp. nov. (Gymnodiniales, Dinophyceae), a new harmful algal bloom species from the coastal waters of west Japan and Hong Kong. Phycologia 39: 463-470.

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Publication date: March 5 2001

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Karenia is Karenia brevis (C.C.Davis) Gert Hansen & Moestrup.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Karlodinium digitatum (Z.B.Yang, H.Takayama, K.Matsuoka & I.J.Hodkiss) H.Gu, L.Chan & Z.Lu.

Type Information
Syntypes locality: Japan, Hong Kong; (Yang & al. 2001: 464) Holotype: figs 15-17: (Yang & al. 2001: 464)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), digitate, with leaflets radiating from tip of leaf-stalk (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 20 May 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 May 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 June 2024

 
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