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Ostreopsis lenticularis Y.Fukuyo 1981

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Gonyaulacales
Family Pyrocystaceae
Subfamily Ostreopsidoideae
Genus Ostreopsis

 

Publication details
Ostreopsis lenticularis Y.Fukuyo 1981: 970, 972, figs 30-34, 52, 53

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
Syntype localities: South Pacific Ocean: Gambier and Society Islands, and New Caledonia (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 49). Notes: Iconotypus: fig. 32 (Tahiti).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), lenticular.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Usage notes
Faust & Gulledge (2002: 49) notes this is a toxic species, it produces a water-soluble toxin, ostreotoxin (OTX), and an unnamed toxin. Please refer to original reference for further details. Harmful species (Lassus et al. 2017).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Faust, M.A. & Gulledge, R.A. (2002). Identifying harmful marine dinoflagellates. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 42: 1-144.

Faust, M.A., Morton, S.L. & Quod, J.P. (1996). Further SEM study of marine dinoflagellates: the genus Ostreopsis (Dinophyceae). Journal of Phycology 32: 1053-1065, 45 figs, 1 table.

Gómez, F. (2008). Phytoplankton invasions: comments on the validity of categorizing the non-indigenous dinoflagellates and diatoms in European Seas. Marine Pollution Bulletin 56: 620-628.

Hallegraeff, G.M., Anderson, D.M. & Cembella, A.D., Eds (2003). Manual on harmful marine microalgae. Paris: UNESCO.

Hoppenrath, M., Murray, S.A., Chomérat, N. & Horiguchi, T. (2014). Marine benthic dinoflagellates - unravelling their worldwide biodiversity. Kleine Senckenberg-Reihe Vol. 54. pp. [1]-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]

Lassus, P., Chomérat, N., Hess, P. & Nézan, E. (2017 '2016'). Toxic and harmful microalgae of the World Ocean. Micro-algues toxiques et nuisibles de l'Océan Mondial. IOC Manuals and guides, 68 (Bilingual English/French). pp. 1-523, 54 pls. Denmark: International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae/ Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO.

Moreira, A., Rodríguez, F., Riobó, P., Franco, J.M., Martínez, N., Chamero, D. & Alonso, C. (2012). Notes on Ostreopsis sp. from southern-central coast of Cuba. Cryptogamie Algologie 33: 217-224.

Penna, A., Fraga, S., Nattocchi, C., Casabianca, S., Perini, F., Capellacci, S., Casabianca, A., Riobo, P., Giacobbe, M.G., Totti, C., Accoroni, S., Vila, M., René, A., Scardi, M., Aligizaki, K., Nguyen-Ngoc, L. & Vernesi, C. (2012). Genetic diversity of the genus Ostreopsis Schmidt: phylogeographical considerations and molecular methodology applications for field detection in the Mediterranean Sea. Cryptogamie Algologie 33(2): 153-163.

Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.

Created: 20 March 2003 by Elizabeth Moran

Verified by: 24 April 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Gárate-Lizárraga, I., Gonzáles-Armas, R. & Okolodkov, Y.B. (2018). Occurrence of Ostreopsis lenticularis (Dinophyceae: Gonyaulacales) from the Archipiélago de Revillagigedo, Mexican Pacific. Marine Pollution Bulletin 128: 390-395, 3 figs.

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