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Prorocentrum elegans M.A.Faust 1993

Publication details
Prorocentrum elegans M.A.Faust 1993: 101, figs 11-16, 29

Published in: Faust, M.A. (1993). Prorocentrum belizeanum, Prorocentrum elegans, and Prorocentrum caribbaeum, three new benthic species (Dinophyceae) from a mangrove island, Twin Cays, Belize. Journal of Phycology 29: 100 -107, 30 figs.
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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: The Lair, Lair Channel at Twin Cays, Belize, associated with floating detritus (Faust 1993: 104). Holotype: fig. 11: (Faust 1993: 104). Notes: Isotype: fig. 12.

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (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.

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Verified by: 20 August 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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David, H., Laza-Martinez, A., Garcia-Etxebarria, K., Riobo, P. & Orive, E. (2014). Characterization of Prorocentrum elegans and Prorocentrum levis (Dinophyceae) from the southeastern Bay of Biscay by morphology and molecular phylogeny. Journal of Phycology 50(4): 718-726.
Faust, M.A. (1993). Prorocentrum belizeanum, Prorocentrum elegans, and Prorocentrum caribbaeum, three new benthic species (Dinophyceae) from a mangrove island, Twin Cays, Belize. Journal of Phycology 29: 100 -107, 30 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 26 October 2021.

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