WoRMS taxon details

Ostreopsis heptagona D.R.Norris, J.W.Bomber & Balech, 1985

233707  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:233707)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Norris, D. R.; Bomber, J. W.; Balech, E. (1985). Benthic dinoflagellates associated with ciguatera from the Florida Keys. I. Ostreopsis heptagona sp. nov. <em>In: Toxic Dinoflagellates (Ed. by D.M. Anderson, A.W. White & D.G. Baden), pp. 39-44. Elsevier Science Publishing.</em>  [details]   
LSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:49565  
LSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:49565 [details]
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2020). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Ostreopsis heptagona D.R.Norris, J.W.Bomber & Balech, 1985. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=233707 on 2020-07-08
Date
action
by
2006-07-28 07:22:01Z
created
Camba Reu, Cibran
2012-10-23 12:06:30Z
checked
2015-06-26 12:00:51Z
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original description Norris, D. R.; Bomber, J. W.; Balech, E. (1985). Benthic dinoflagellates associated with ciguatera from the Florida Keys. I. Ostreopsis heptagona sp. nov. <em>In: Toxic Dinoflagellates (Ed. by D.M. Anderson, A.W. White & D.G. Baden), pp. 39-44. Elsevier Science Publishing.</em>  [details]   

basis of record G√≥mez, F. (2005). A list of free-living dinoflagellate species in the world's oceans. <em>Acta Bot. Croat.</em> 64(1): 129-212. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2019). AlgaeBase. <em>World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.</em> , available online at http://www.algaebase.org [details]   

additional source Tomas, C.R. (Ed.). (1997). Identifying marine phytoplankton. Academic Press: San Diego, CA [etc.] (USA). ISBN 0-12-693018-X. XV, 858 pp., available online at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/book/9780126930184 [details]   
From editor or global species database
LSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:49565 [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Harmful effect There are no records of toxin production by this species in nature. However, when originally described from Florida (Norris et al. 1985), cultured cells showed limited toxicity based on the mouse bioassay [details]
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