Heterocapsa ovata Iwataki & Fukuyo 2003

Publication Details
Heterocapsa ovata Iwataki & Fukuyo 2003: 630, figs 1-16, 29-33

Published in: Iwataki, M., Botes, L., Sawaguchi, T., Sekiguchi, K. & Fukuyo, Y. (2003). Cellular and body scale structure of Heterocapsa ovata sp. nov. and Heterocapsa orientalis sp. nov. (Peridiniales, Dinophyceae). Phycologia 42: 629-637.

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Type Species
The type species (neotype) of the genus Heterocapsa is Heterocapsa steinii Tillmann, Gottschling, Hoppenrath, Kusber & Elbrächter.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Kashiwazaki, Sea of Japan, Japan (37º26'N, 138º35'E); (Iwataki & al. 2003: 630) Holotype: Fig. 13 (epitype) (Iwataki & al. 2003: 630) Notes: Clonal cultures were established from collections made in August 1986 and May 2000. The culture isolated in 1986 is maintained in the National Institute of Environmental Studies as NIES472 strain.

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

General Environment
This is a species.

Created: 21 June 2005 by Sandy Lawson.

Last updated: 08 November 2006

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 November 2006. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 August 2022

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