Heterocapsa triquetra (Ehrenberg) F.Stein 1883
Heterocapsa triquetra (Ehrenberg) F.Stein 1883: 13, pl. III : figs 30-40
The type species (neotype) of the genus Heterocapsa is Heterocapsa steinii Tillmann, Gottschling, Hoppenrath, Kusber & Elbrächter.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Kryptoperidinium triquetrum (Ehrenberg) Tillmann, Gottschling, Elbrächter, Kusber & Hoppenrath.
Glenodinium triquetrum Ehrenberg
Type locality: Baltic Sea; (Index Nominum Algarum)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), having three acute angles.
This is a marine species.
Created: 07 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 26 June 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 June 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2023