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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) (: 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).

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

Usage notes
Harmful species: okadaic acid and prorocentrolide producer (Nascimento et al. 2017). - (5 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Lim, Z.F., Luo, Z., Lee, L.K., Hii, K.S., Teng, S.T. , Chan, L.L., Chomérat, N., Krock, B., Gu, H., Lim, P.T. & Leaw, C.P. (2019). Taxonomy and toxicity of Prorocentrum from Perhentian Islands (Malaysia), with a description of a non-toxigenic species Prorocentrum malayense sp. nov. (Dinophyceae). Harmful Algae 83: 95-108.

Created: 29 January 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

Verified by: 27 January 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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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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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 23 October 2021.

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