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Heterocapsa rotundata (Lohmann) Gert Hansen 1995

Publication details
Heterocapsa rotundata (Lohmann) Gert Hansen 1995: 166, figs 1-19

Published in: Hansen, G. (1995). Analysis of the thecal plate pattern in the dinoflagellate Heterocapsa rotundata (Lohmann) comb. nov. (= Katodinium rotundatum (Lohmann) Loeblich). Phycologia 34(2): 166-170, 19 figs.
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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.

Basionym
Amphidinium rotundatum Lohmann

Type information
Type locality: Baltic Sea near Kiel, Germany (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), almost circular, with length breadth ratio of about 6 to 5 (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Amphidinium rotundatum Lohmann 1908
Massartia rotundata (Lohmann) Schiller 1933
Katodinium rotundatum (Lohmann) Loeblich III 1965

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gymnodinium minutum Lebour 1925
Amphidinium pellucidum Redeke 1935
Amphidinium redekei Conrad & Kufferath 1954
Massartia rotundatum var. conradi Kufferath 1954
Katodinium minutum Sournia 1973

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.

Flø Jørgesen, M., Murray, S. and Daugbjerg, N. (2004). Amphidinium revisited. I. Redefinition of Amphidinium (Dinophyceae) based on cladistic and molecular phylogenetic analyses. Journal of Phycology 40: 351-365, 6 Figs.

Iwataki, M., Hansen, G., Sawaguchi, T., Hiroishi, S. & Fukuyo, Y. (2004). Investigations of body scales in twelve Heterocapsa species (Peridiniales, Dinophyceae), including a new species H. pseudotriquetra sp. nov.. Phycologia 43(4): 394-403, 52 figs, 3 tables.

Lindberg, K., Moestrup, Ø & Daugbjerg, N. (2005). Studies on woloszynskioid dinoflagellates I: Woloszynskia coronata re-examined using light and electron microscopy and partial LSU rDNA sequences, with description of Tovellia gen. nov. and Jadwigia gen. nov. (Tovelliaceae fam. nov.). Phycologia 44: 416-440.

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Hansen, G. (1995). Analysis of the thecal plate pattern in the dinoflagellate Heterocapsa rotundata (Lohmann) comb. nov. (= Katodinium rotundatum (Lohmann) Loeblich). Phycologia 34(2): 166-170, 19 figs.

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