Heterocapsa rotundata

Super Group: 
Alveolata
Phylum: 
Dinophyta
Class: 
Dinophyceae
Order: 
Peridiniales
Family: 
Heterocapsaceae
Genus: 
Heterocapsa
Species: 
rotundata
Authority: 
(Lohmann) G.Hansen 1995

Diagnosis

Toxicity: No
Bloom: Yes
 

Type species

The type species (holotype) of the genus Heterocapsa is Heterocapsa triquetra (Ehrenberg) Stein.

Ecology

Substrate: planktonic
Sociability: solitary
Salinity: marine
Salinity: variable (estuary)
pH: neutral

Feeding: Photosynthetic

Life cycle

Phases_alternance: haplontic
Generation: <1 month

Reproduction_mode: asexual_binary

Feeding behaviour

Photosynthetic

Mode of locomotion

Two flagella typical for Dinophyceae
Flagellum: 2
Motility: motile_swimming

Observation site(s)

Observation site(s)

HOSTS

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Acanthochiasma sp. Villefranche Bay Villefranche-sur-mer J. Decelle, Siano, R., Probert, I., Poirier, C., and Not, F., Multiple microalgal partners in symbiosis with the acantharian Acanthochiasma sp. (Radiolaria), Symbiosis, vol. 58, no. 1-3, pp. 233 - 244, 2012.

SYMBIONTS

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Amoebophrya ceratii-Clade-1 Penzé estuary A. Chambouvet, Morin, P., Marie, D., and Guillou, L., Control of Toxic Marine Dinoflagellate Blooms by Serial Parasitic Killers, Science, vol. 322, no. 5905, pp. 1254 - 1257, 2008.
Amoebophrya ceratii-Clade-14 Penzé estuary A. Chambouvet, Morin, P., Marie, D., and Guillou, L., Control of Toxic Marine Dinoflagellate Blooms by Serial Parasitic Killers, Science, vol. 322, no. 5905, pp. 1254 - 1257, 2008.

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ASQME map (beta)