Nannochloropsis oceanica Suda & Miyashita 2002
Nannochloropsis oceanica Suda & Miyashita 2002: 276-278, figs 1-14
Published in: Suda, S., Atsumi, M. & Miyashita, H. (2002). Taxonomic characterization of a marine Nannochloropsis species, N. oceanica sp. nov. (Eustigmatophyceae). Phycologia 41: 273-279.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nannochloropsis is Nannochloropsis oculata (Droop) D.J.Hibberd.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Off Sanriku Coast, Japan, Pacific Ocean; (Suda, Atsumi & Miyashita 2002: 276) Holotype: Herbarium of the Department of Botany, National Science Museum, Tokyo, Japan; 53958 (Suda, Atsumi & Miyashita 2002: 276) Notes: The living culture designated MBIC 10090 is maintained at the Marine Biotechnology Institute Culture Collection (MBIC) (http:// www.mbio.co.jp/mbic/)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the ocean (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 19 August 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 03 February 2014
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 03 February 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 March 2023