Ostreopsis marina M.A.Faust 1999
Ostreopsis marina M.A.Faust 1999: 93, figs 1-5 (as 'marinus' )
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 at Twin Cays, Belize, Central America (Faust 1999: 93). Holotype: fig. 1 (SEM212054): M.A. Faust; (Faust 1999: 93). Notes: Isotypes: fig. 2 (EM212017. See also figs 3, 4 (SEM 212021, 212027).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing in the sea (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
shallow, tropical marine waters (in water column, on surface of coloured sand, on coral rubble, attached to Dictyota sp.); associated spp.: O. labens, O. lenticularis, O. siamenesis, O. ovata, Gambierdiscus toxicus, Prorocentrum hoffmannianum (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.
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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M.D. 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 16 October 2021.