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Prorocentrum rhathymum A.R.Loeblich III, Sherley & Schmidt

Publication details
Prorocentrum rhathymum A.R.Loeblich III, Sherley & Schmidt 1979: 118, figs 8-13

Published in: Loeblich, A.R., III, Sherley, J.L. & Schmidt, R.J. (1979). The correct position of flagellar insertion in Prorocentrum rhathymum sp. nov. (Pyrrophyta). Journal of Plankton Research 1: 113-120.

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.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Usage notes
Harmful species (Lassus et al. 2017).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Cinnamon Bay, St. Johns, Virgin Is. (Silva 1996-to date). Holotyope: Fig. 10: (Silva 1996-to date

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Key references
Cortés-Altamirano, R. & Sierra-Beltrán, A.P. (2003). Morphology and taxonomy of Prorocentrum mexicanum and reinstatement of Prorocentrum rhathymum (Dinophyceae). Journal of Phycology 39: 221-225.

Faust, M.A. & Gulledge, R.A. (2002). Identifying harmful marine dinoflagellates. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 42: 1-144.

Hallegraeff, G.M., Anderson, D.M. & Cembella, A.D., Eds (2003). Manual on harmful marine microalgae. Paris: UNESCO.

Larsen, J. & Nguyen-Ngoc, L. [eds.] (2004). Potentially toxic microalgae of Vietnamese waters. Opera Botanica 140: 5-216.

Lassus, P., Chomérat, N., Hess, P. & Nézan, E. (2017 '2016'). Toxic and harmful microalgae of the World Ocean. Micro-algues toxiques et nuisibles de l'Océan Mondial. IOC Manuals and guides, 68 (Bilingual English/French). pp. 1-523, 54 pls. Denmark: International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae/ Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO.

Laza-Martinez, A., Orive, E. & Miguel, I. (2011). Morphological and genetic characterization of benthic dinoflagellates of the genera Coolia, Ostreopsis and Prorocentrum from the south-eastern Bay of Biscay. European Journal of Phycology 46(1): 45-65.

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

Tomas, C.R., Eds (1996). Identifying marine diatoms and dinoflagellates. pp. 1-858. San Diego: Academic Press Inc.

Created: 20 March 2003 by Elizabeth Moran

Verified by: 24 April 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Cortés-Altamirano, R. & Sierra-Beltrán, A.P. (2003). Morphology and taxonomy of Prorocentrum mexicanum and reinstatement of Prorocentrum rhathymum (Dinophyceae). Journal of Phycology 39: 221-225.
Gómez, F., Qiu, D. & Lin, S. (2017). The synonymy of the toxic dinoflagellates Prorocentrum mexicanum and P. rhathymum and the description of P. steidingerae sp. nov. (Prorocentrales, Dinophyceae). J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 64(5): 668-677, 6 fig., 1 table.
Loeblich, A.R., III, Sherley, J.L. & Schmidt, R.J. (1979). The correct position of flagellar insertion in Prorocentrum rhathymum sp. nov. (Pyrrophyta). Journal of Plankton Research 1: 113-120.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 June 2019.

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