Ostreopsis belizeana M.A.Faust 1999
Ostreopsis belizeana M.A.Faust 1999: 94, 96, figs 6-10 (as 'belizeanus' )
Published in: Faust, M.A. (1999). Three new Ostreopsis species (Dinophyceae): O. marinus sp. nov., O. belizeanus sp. nov., and O. caribbeanus sp. nov.. Phycologia 38: 92-99, 17 figs, 1 table.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Main Channel, Twin Cays, Belize (Faust 1999: 96). Holotype: fig. 6 (SEM211052): M.A. Faust; (Faust 1999: 96). Notes: Isotypes: fig. 7 (SEM 220059). See also figs 8, 9 (SEM 220070, 220078).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
in coloured sand from shallow, protected, inshore lagoon waters and as epiphyte on Dictyota; associated algae: O. lenticularis, O. labels, O. sameness, O. ovata, Gambierdiscus toxicus, G. belizeanus, Prorocentrum lima, P. belizeanum, Dinophysis caudata, D. rotundata, Gonyaulax spinifera, Proceratium reticulatum, Amphidinium klebsii, Bysmatrum subsalsum (Faust, 1999). - (7 Apr 2015) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Hoppenrath, M., Murray, S.A., Chomérat, N. & Horiguchi, T. (2014). Marine benthic dinoflagellates - unravelling their worldwide biodiversity. Kleine Senckenberg-Reihe Vol. 54. pp. -276. Frankfurt am Main & Stuttgar: V. Mosbrugger & E. Schweizerbartsche Verlagsbuchhandlung.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 April 2015 by G.M. Guiry
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 October 2021.