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Coolia tropicalis M.A.Faust 1995

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 Coolia

 

Publication details
Coolia tropicalis M.A.Faust 1995: 999, figs 7-12

Published in: Faust, M.A. (1995). Observation of sand-dwelling toxic dinoflagellates (Dinophyceae) from widely differing sites, including two new species. Journal of Phycology 31: 996-1003, 12 figs, 1 table.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Coolia is Coolia monotis Meunier.

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

Type information
Type locality: Carrie Bow Cay, Belize, associated with sand and coral rubble in lagoonal waters (Faust 1995: 999). Holotype: M.A. Faust; SEM 166029 (Faust 1995: 999). Notes: Isotype; SEM 159063, SEM 152001, SEM 153002 (Faust, 1995).

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

Usage notes
Harmful species (Lassus et al. 2017). - (18 May 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Description
Redescribed by Mohammad-Noor et al. (2013: 539, 540).

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Key references
Gómez, F. (2005). A list of free-living dinoflagellate species in the world's oceans. Acta Botanica Croatica 64: 129-212.

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.

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.

Leaw, C.P., Tan, T.H., Lim, H.C., Teng, S.T., Yong, H.L., Smith, K.F., Rhodes, L., Wolf, M., Holland, W.C., Vandersea, M.W., Litaker, R.W., Tester, P.A., Gu, H., Usup, G. & Lim, P.T. (2016). New scenario for speciation in the benthic dinoflagellate genus Coolia (Dinophyceae). Harmful Algae 55: 137-149.

Mendes, M.C.Q., Nunes, J.M.C., Fraga, S., Rodríguez, F., Franco, J.M., Riobó, P., Branco, S. & Menezes, M. (2019). Morphology, molecular phylogeny and toxinology of Coolia and Prorcentrum strains isolated from the tropical South Western Atlantic Ocean. Botanica Marina 62(2): 125-140.

Mohammad-Noor, N., Moestrup, O., Lundholm, N., Fraga, S., Adam, A., Holmes, M.J. & Saleh, E. (2013). Autecology and phylogeny of Coolia tropicalis and Coolia malayensis (Dinophyceae), with emphasis on taxonomy of C. tropicalis based on light microscopy, scanning electron microscopy and LSU rDNA. Journal of Phycology 49(3): 536-545.

Nascimento, S.M., da Silva, R.A.F., Oliveira, F., Fraga, S. & Salgueiro, F. (2019). Morphology and molecular phylogeny of Coolia tropicalis, Coolia malayensis and a new lineage of the Coolia canariensis species complex (Dinophyceae) isolated from Brazil. European Journal of Phycology 54(3): 484-496.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 26 November 2019 by G.M. Guiry

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References
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Larsson, M.E., Smith, K.F. & Doblin, M.A. (2019). First description of the environmental niche of the epibenthic dinoflagellate species Coolia palmyrensis, C. malayensis, and C. tropicalis (Dinophyceae) from eastern Australia. Journal of Phycology 55(3): 565-577.
Mohammad-Noor, N., Moestrup, O., Lundholm, N., Fraga, S., Adam, A., Holmes, M.J. & Saleh, E. (2013). Autecology and phylogeny of Coolia tropicalis and Coolia malayensis (Dinophyceae), with emphasis on taxonomy of C. tropicalis based on light microscopy, scanning electron microscopy and LSU rDNA. Journal of Phycology 49(3): 536-545.
Nascimento, S.M., da Silva, R.A.F., Oliveira, F., Fraga, S. & Salgueiro, F. (2019). Morphology and molecular phylogeny of Coolia tropicalis, Coolia malayensis and a new lineage of the Coolia canariensis species complex (Dinophyceae) isolated from Brazil. European Journal of Phycology 54(3): 484-496.

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