Ostreopsis ovata Y.Fukuyo 1981

Ostreopsis ovata Y.Fukuyo

Current name: Ostreopsis ovata Y.Fukuyo
Sicilian coast, Italy; x 400 - 10 August 2005. Rossella Barone (rossella.barone@unipa.it)

Publication Details
Ostreopsis ovata Y.Fukuyo 1981: 971, 972, figs 35-38

Published in: Fukuyo, Y. (1981). Taxonomical study on benthic dinoflagellates collected in coral reefs. Bulletin of the Japanese Society of Scientific Fisheries 47: 967-978.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ostreopsis is Ostreopsis siamensis Johs. Schmidt.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: Pacific Ocean: French Polynesia, New Caledonia and the Ryukyu Islands; (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 51) Holotype: Iconotypus: fig. 36 (epitype) (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 51)

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

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 13 October 2021

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 October 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 June 2023

 
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