Prorocentrum ruetzlerianum M.A.Faust 1990
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Caribbean Sea: Twin Cays, Belize, Central America (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 66). Holotype: fig. 21: (Faust 1990: 555). Notes: Isotype: fig. 23.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
This is a marine species.
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. -276. Frankfurt am Main & Stuttgar: V. Mosbrugger & E. Schweizerbartsche Verlagsbuchhandlung.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
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