Biecheleriopsis adriatica Moestrup, Lindberg & Daugbjerg, nom. inval. 2009

Publication Details
Biecheleriopsis adriatica Moestrup, Lindberg & Daugbjerg, nom. inval. 2009: 223, figs 1-9

Published in: Moestrup, Ø., Lindberg, K. & Daugbjerg, N. (2009). Studies on woloszynskioid dinoflagellagtes V. Ultrastructure of Biecheleriopsis gen. nov., with description of Biecheleriopsis adriatica sp. nov.. Phycological Research 57(3): 221-237.

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Publication date: September 2009

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

Status of Name
The taxonomic or nomenclatural status (or both) of this entity is in some way unresolved and requires further investigation.

Type Information
Type locality: Adriatic Sea; (Moestrup, Lindberg & Daugbjerg 2009) Type: fig. 1: (INA 1996) Notes: France: Nantes is cited as the type locality in INA. However, the name of the species suggests it is from the Adriatic Sea. Jang et al. (2015: 301) note that B adriatica was originally thought to be identical to Gymnodinium simplex (=Protodinium simplex), but it was recently re-described as a new genus and species by Moestrup et al. (2009), who obtained a culture isolated from the Adriatic Sea.The isolate was obtained from IFREMER, Nantes, France as Gymnodinium corii J. Schiller. It originates from the Adriatic Sea. Culture subsequently deposited at the Scandinavian Culture Centre for Algae and Protozoa and given strain number K-0968.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latinised), of or pertaining to the Adriatic Sea.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 02 November 2012 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 15 March 2023

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