Prorocentrum leve M.A.Faust, Kibler, Vandersea, Tester & Litaker 2008

Publication Details
Prorocentrum leve M.A.Faust, Kibler, Vandersea, Tester & Litaker 2008: 233, fig. 1, a-g (as 'levis')

Published in: Faust, M.A., Vandersea, M.W., Kibler, S.R., Tester, P.A. & Litaker, R.W. (2008). Prorocentrum levis, a new benthic species (Dinophyceae) from a mangrove island, Twin Cays, Belize. Journal of Phycology 44(1): 232-240.

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Publication date: 2008

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: Lair Channel, Twin Cays, Belize, Central America; (Faust et al. 2008: 233) Holotype: S.R. Kibler; May 2003; floating biodetritus; US; SEM stub # 320 (Faust et al. 2008: 233, fig. 1a)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), smooth, free from uneveness, hairs or roughness (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 01 May 2013 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 31 January 2018

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 January 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 20 April 2024

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