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

Publication details
Prorocentrum leve M.A.Faust, Kibler, Vandersea, Tester & Litaker in M.A.Faust & al. 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).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Hoppenrath, M., Murray, S.A., Chomérat, N. & Horiguchi, T. (2014). Marine benthic dinoflagellates - unravelling their worldwide biodiversity. Kleine Senckenberg-Reihe Vol. 54. pp. [1]-276. Frankfurt am Main & Stuttgar: V. Mosbrugger & E. Schweizerbartsche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

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.

Mertens, K.N., Gu, H., Pospelova, V., Chomérat, N. Nézan, E., Gurdebeke, P.R., Bogus, K., Vrielinck, H., Rumebe, M. & Meteigner, C. (2017). First record of resting cysts of the benthic dinoflagellate Prorocentrum leve in a natural reservoir in Gujan-Mestras, Gironde, France. Journal of Phycology 53(6): 1193-1205.

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Mertens, K.N., Gu, H., Pospelova, V., Chomérat, N. Nézan, E., Gurdebeke, P.R., Bogus, K., Vrielinck, H., Rumebe, M. & Meteigner, C. (2017). First record of resting cysts of the benthic dinoflagellate Prorocentrum leve in a natural reservoir in Gujan-Mestras, Gironde, France. Journal of Phycology 53(6): 1193-1205.

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