Prorocentrum playfairii Croome & P.A.Tyler 1987

Publication Details
Prorocentrum playfairii Croome & P.A.Tyler 1987: 68, 69, figs 2, 5-11 (as 'playfairi')

Published in: Croome, R.L. & Tyler, P.A. (1987). Prorocentrum playfairi and Prorocentrum foveolata, two new dinoflagellates from Australian waters. British Phycological Journal 22: 67-75.

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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.

Type Information
Type locality: Lake Garcia, Tasmania; (Croome & Tyler 1987: 68) Holotype: R. Croome s.n.; 5 May 1985; HO; 94248 (Croome & Tyler 1987: 68)

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 October 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 October 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 07 December 2022

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