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Prorocentrum ruetzlerianum M.A.Faust 1990

Publication details
Prorocentrum ruetzlerianum M.A.Faust 1990: 552, figs. 21-23

Published in: Faust, M.A. (1990). Morphologic details of 6 benthic species of Prorocentrum (Pyrrophyta) from a mangrove island, Twin Cays, Belize, including 2 new species. Journal of Phycology 26(3): 548-558.
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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: Caribbean Sea: Twin Cays, Belize, Central America (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 66). Holotype: fig. 21: (Faust 1990: 555). Notes: Isotype: fig. 23.

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

Usage notes
Fausr & Gulledge (2002: 66) notes this species is a toxin producer, principals of which have yet to be determined. Please consult original referrence for further details.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Faust, M.A. & Gulledge, R.A. (2002). Identifying harmful marine dinoflagellates. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 42: 1-144.

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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