163,924 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 22,783 images, 63,106 bibliographic items, 484,278 distributional records.

Prorocentrum formosum M.A.Faust 1993

Publication details
Prorocentrum formosum M.A.Faust 1993: 414, figs 14-22

Published in: Faust, M.A. (1993). Three new benthic species of Prorocentrum (Dinophyceae) from Twin Cays, Belize: P. maculosum sp. nov., P. foraminosum sp. nov. and P. formosum sp. nov. Phycologia 32(6): 410-418, 22 figs.
 Download PDF

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 and Lair Channel, twin Cays, Belize, Central America (18º48;N, 88º05'W) (Faust 1993: 414). Holotype: Fig. 15 (SEM-115099) : M.A. Faust; (Faust 1993: 414). Notes: Isotypes: Figs 14, 16-21 (SEM-115093, SEM-115097, SEM-115107, SEM-115105, SEM-115101, SEM-115105, SEM-115103).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful.

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

Habitat notes
Mangrove habitats (Faust 1993). - (5 Sep 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

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

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 624 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Faust, M.A. (1993). Three new benthic species of Prorocentrum (Dinophyceae) from Twin Cays, Belize: P. maculosum sp. nov., P. foraminosum sp. nov. and P. formosum sp. nov. Phycologia 32(6): 410-418, 22 figs.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=46962

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
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.

SITE © 1996 - 2021 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio