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Fibrocapsa japonica S.Toriumi & H.Takano 1973

Publication details
Fibrocapsa japonica S.Toriumi & H.Takano 1973: 27, figs 1, 2; pls I, II [1, 2]

Published in: Toriumi, S. & Takano, H. (1973). Fibrocapsa, a new genus in Chloromonadophyceae from Atsumi Bay, Japan. Bulletin of the Tokai Regional Fisheries Research Laboratory 76: 25-35.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Fibrocapsa.

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

Type information
Type locality: Atsumi Bay, in Mikawa Bay, Japan (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: October 1972; (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Japan (Stearn 1985).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chattonella japonica (S.Toriumi & H.Takano) Loeblich III & K.E.Fine 1977

Usage notes
Harmful species (Lassus et al. 2017).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Bowers, H.A., Tomas, C., Tengs, T., Kempton, J.W., Lewitus, A.J. & Oldach, D.W. (2006). Raphidophyceae (Chadefaud ex Silva) systematics and rapid identification: sequence analyses and real-time PCR assays. Journal of Phycology 42: 1333-1348.

Gittenberger, A., Rensing, M., Stegenga, H. & Hoeksema, B. (2010). Native and non-native species of hard substrata in the Dutch Wadden Sea. Nederlandse faunistische Mededelingen No. 33: 21-75.

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

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.

Throndsen, J. (1996). The planktonic marine flagellates. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 591-730. San Diego: Academic Press.

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

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Hara, Y. & Chihara, M. (1985). Ultrastructure and taxonomy of Fibrocapsa japonica (Class Raphidiophyceae). Archiv für Protistenkunde 130: 133-141.
Tyrrell, J.V., Bergquist, P.R., Bergquist, P.R. & Scholin, C.A. (2001). Detection and enumeration of Heterosigma akashiwo and Fibrocapsa japonica (Raphidophyceae) using rRNA-targeted oligonucleotide probes. Phycologia 40: 457-467.

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