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Prorocentrum gracile F.Schütt

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Prorocentrales
Family Prorocentraceae
Genus Prorocentrum

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Prorocentrum gracile F.Schütt
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, 1000x, DIC. 03 Jul 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Prorocentrum gracile F.Schütt
Silverdale, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, 1000x, DIC. 20 Jun 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Prorocentrum gracile F.Schütt
Silverdale, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, 1000x, DIC. 20 Jun 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Prorocentrum gracile F.Schütt
Silverdale, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, Lugol's, 1000x, DIC. 20 Jun 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Prorocentrum gracile F.Schütt Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Prorocentrum gracile F.Schütt 1895: 103, pl. 1: fig. 3

Published in: Schütt, F. (1895). Die Peridineen der Plankton-Expedition. Ergebnisse der Plankton-Expedition der Humboldt-Stiftung 4: 1-170, 27 pls.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Prorocentrum is Prorocentrum micans Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Prorocentrum macrurus Athanassapaulos 1931
Prorocentrum hentschelii J.Schiller 1933
Prorocentrum sigmoides Böhm 1933
Prorocentrum diamantinae Wood 1963

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Atlantic Ocean (Silva 1996-to date).

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Key references
Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.

Schiller, J. (1931). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. 10. Bd 3. Abt. 1 Teil. (Kolkwitz, R. Eds), pp. 1-256. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.

Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.

Taylor, F.J.R. (1976). Dinoflagellates from the International Indian Ocean Expedition: A report on material collected by the R.V. "Anton Bruun". Bibliotheca Botanica 132: 1-234, 46 pls, 5 charts, 5 tables.

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References
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Cohen-Fernandez, E.J., Del Castillo, E.M., Ugarte, I.H.S. & Pedroche, F.F. (2006). Contribution of external morphology in solving a species complex: The case of Prorocentrum micans, Prorocentrum gracile and Prorocentrum sigmoides (Dinoflagellata) from the Mexican Pacific Coast. Phycological Research 54(4): 330-340.

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