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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Ostreopsis heptagona Norris, Bomber et Balech, 1985

Scientific synonyms and common names

Nomenclatural Types:

Iconotype:

Ostreopsis heptagona Norris et al., 1985: fig. 1

Type Locality:

Gulf of Mexico: Knight Key, Florida, USA

Etymology:

The name 'heptagona'' refers to the distinct seven-sided shape of the first apical plate of this species (Norris et al., 1985).

Ostreopsis heptagona