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Prorocentrum cordatum (Ostenfeld) J.D.Dodge

Publication details
Prorocentrum cordatum (Ostenfeld) J.D.Dodge 1976: 118

Published in: Dodge, J.D. (1976 '1975'). The Prorocentrales (Dinophyceae). II. Revision of the taxonomy within the genus Prorocentrum. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 71: 103-125, 5 figs, 4 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.

Basionym
Exuviaella cordata Ostenfeld

Type information
Type locality: Caspian Sea (Silva 1996-to date).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), heart-shaped.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Exuviaella cordata Ostenfeld 1902

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Exuviaella minima Pavillard 1916
Prorocentrum minimum (Pavillard) J.Schiller 1933
Exuviaella peisonis J.Schiller 1955
Exuviaella pacifica Kuz'mina 1960
Prorocentrum minimum var. triangulatum (G.W.Martin) Hulburt 1965

Nomenclatural notes
date: 1976 (INA). - (3 Feb 2015) - Wendy Guiry

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Gómez, F. (2008). Phytoplankton invasions: comments on the validity of categorizing the non-indigenous dinoflagellates and diatoms in European Seas. Marine Pollution Bulletin 56: 620-628.

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

Krakhmalny, A.F. [Krachmalny, A.F.] (2011). Dinophyta of Ukraine (illustrated book for identification). Ed by P.M.Tsarenko. pp. [1]-442, 32 figs, 117 pls. Kiev: Alterpres. [in Russian]

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.

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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Verified by: 31 August 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Velikova, V. & Larsen, J. (1999). The Prorocentrum cordatum/Prorocentrum minimum taxonomic problem. Grana 38: 108-112.

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