Heterocapsa pygmaea Lobelich III, R.J.Schmidt & Sherley 1981

Publication Details
Heterocapsa pygmaea Lobelich III, R.J.Schmidt & Sherley 1981: 73, figs 1-14

Published in: Loeblich, A.R. III, Schmidt, R.J., and Sherley, J.L. (1981). Scanning electron micrography of Heterocapsa pygmaea sp. nov. and evidence for polyploidy as a speciation mechanism in dinoflagellates. Journal of Plankton Research 3: 67-79.

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

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

Type Information
Type locality: Offats Bayou, Galveston, Texas; (Index Nominum Algarum) Holotypus: fig. 5: W.B. Wilson; 17.viii.1955; marine; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 02 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 13 January 2021

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 January 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 May 2024

 
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