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Prorocentrum texanum Henrichs, Steidinger, P.S.Scott & L.Campbell 2013

Publication details
Prorocentrum texanum Henrichs, Steidinger, P.S.Scott & L.Campbell in Henrichs & al. 2013: 146, figs 1 a-f, 4 a

Published in: Henrichs, D.W., Scott, P.S., Steidinger, K.A., Errera, R.M., Abraham, A. & Campbell, L. (2013). Morphology and phylogeny of Prorocentrum texanum sp. nov. (Dinophyceae): a new toxic dinoflagellate from the Gulf of Mexico waters exhibiting two distinct morphologies. Journal of Phycology 49(1): 143-155.

Publication date: 2013

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). Produces okaidaic acid (Henrichts et al. 2013). - (22 May 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Ship Channel, Port Aransas, Texas, USA (27º50'17"N, 97º03'01"W) (Henrichs et al. 2013: 146). Holotype: marine, planktonic. Type Collection of Dinoflagellates, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution catal. number 5142; slide of isolate "PrTX B" (Kim et al. 2013: 146). Notes: Isotypes: Fixed material of isolate "PrTX B" deposited in the Texas A & M University S.M. Tracy Herbarium: accession nos. 264776-01, 264776-02, 264776-03 and in the Type Collection of Dinoflagellates, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, catalog numbers 5150, 5151, and 5152 with associated SEM images (figs 2a-2c).

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Key references
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.

Ndhlovu, A., Dhar, N., Garg, N., Xuma, T., Pitcher, G.C., Sym, S.D. & Durand, P.M. (2017). A red tide forming dinoflagellate Prorocentrum triestinum: identification, phylogeny and impacts on St Helena Bay, South Africa. Phycologia 56(6): 649-665, 29 figs, 4 tables.

Created: 30 April 2013 by Wendy Guiry

Verified by: 27 May 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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Henrichs, D.W., Scott, P.S., Steidinger, K.A., Errera, R.M., Abraham, A. & Campbell, L. (2013). Morphology and phylogeny of Prorocentrum texanum sp. nov. (Dinophyceae): a new toxic dinoflagellate from the Gulf of Mexico waters exhibiting two distinct morphologies. Journal of Phycology 49(1): 143-155.

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