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Exuviaella lima var. major Playfair

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Prorocentrales
Family Prorocentraceae
Genus Exuviaella

 

Publication details
Exuviaella lima var. major Playfair

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Exuviaella is Exuviaella marina Cienkowski.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Prorocentrum playfairii Croome & P.A.Tyler

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), file (carpenter's tool).

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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Source of current name
Croome, R.L. & Tyler, P.A. (1987). Prorocentrum playfairi and Prorocentrum foveolata, two new dinoflagellates from Australian waters. British Phycological Journal 22: 67-75.

Key references
Pearce, I. & Hallegraeff G.M. (2004). Genetic affinities, ecophysiology and toxicity of Prorocentrum playfairii and P. foveolata (Dinophyceae) from Tasmanian freshwaters. Phycologia 43: 271-281.

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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 27 September 2021.

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