Heterocapsa pygmaea

Super Group: 
Alveolata
Phylum: 
Dinophyta
Class: 
Dinophyceae
Order: 
Peridiniales
Family: 
Heterocapsaceae
Genus: 
Heterocapsa
Species: 
pygmea
Authority: 
Heterocapsa pygmaea Lobelich III, R.J.Schmidt & Sherley

Diagnosis

Bloom: Yes
Toxicity: No

Type species

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

Ecology

Substrate: planktonic
Sociability: solitary
Salinity: marine
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)

HOSTS

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

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