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Prorocentrum viride Ehrenberg 1840

Publication details
Prorocentrum viride Ehrenberg 1840: 201

Published in: Ehrenberg, [C.G.] (1840). [Characteristik von 274 neuen Arten von Infusorien]. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Königlich-Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1840: 197-219.
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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: In mari baltico [Germany] (Kusber, Elbrächter & Jahn 2006: 207). Notes: Lectotype (designated by Kusber, Elbrächter & Jahn 2006: 207): "Preparation No. 540164-2 (BHUPM); the taxon is represented by a marked cell, illustrated in Fig. 8-9."

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), green (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
Kusber, W.-H., Elbrächter, M. & Jahn, R. (2006). Algae of the Ehrenberg collection - 2. The type specimens of two dinoflagellate names published by C. G. Ehrenberg. Willdenowia 35: 205-210, 9 figs.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 October 2021.

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