Prorocentrum elegans M.A.Faust 1993
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Hoppenrath, M., Murray, S.A., Chomérat, N. & Horiguchi, T. (2014). Marine benthic dinoflagellates - unravelling their worldwide biodiversity. Kleine Senckenberg-Reihe Vol. 54. pp. -276. Frankfurt am Main & Stuttgar: V. Mosbrugger & E. Schweizerbartsche Verlagsbuchhandlung.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 August 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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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.