Prorocentrum caipirignum S.Fraga, M.Menezes & S.M.Nascimento 2017

Publication Details
Prorocentrum caipirignum S.Fraga, M.Menezes & S.M.Nascimento 2017: 77, figs 2-4

Published in: Nascimento, S.M., Mendes, M.C.Q., Menezes, M., Rodriguez, F., Alves-de-Souza, C., Branco, S., Riobó, P.,Franco, J., Nunes, J.M.C., Huk, M., Morris, S. & Fraga, S. (2017). Morphology and phylogeny of Prorocentrum caipirignum sp. nov. (Dinophyceae), a new tropical toxic benthic dinoflagellate. Harmful Algae 70: 73-89, 14 fig., 1 table.

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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: Brazil: Rio de Janeiro: Arraial do Cabo (23 00 30S, 42 00 22W); (Leliaert & al. 2022: 77) Notes: Holotype: Fig. 3A from strain LCA-B4 conserved on SEM-stub (designation R 229577) deposited at the herbarium of the MuseuNacional, UFRJ (Brazil).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 29 January 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda.

Last updated: 27 January 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 January 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 20 April 2024

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