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Pronoctiluca spinifera (Lohmann) Schiller 1932

Publication details
Pronoctiluca spinifera (Lohmann) Schiller 1932: 270

Published in: Schiller, J. (1932). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. 10. Bd 3. Abt. 1 Teil. (Kolkwitz, R. Eds), pp. 257-432. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pronoctiluca is Pronoctiluca pelagica Fabre-Domergue.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Rhynchomonas spinifer Lohmann

Type information
Type locality: Atlantic Ocean, W. of Azores (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spine-bearing (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhynchomonas spinifer Lohmann 1920

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Protodinifer tentaculatum Kofoid & Swezy 1921

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Escobar-Morales, S. & Hernández-Becerril, D.U. (2015). Free-living marine planktonic unarmoured dinoflagellates from the Gulf of Mexico and the Mexican Pacific. Botanica Marina 58(1): 9-22.

Schiller, J. (1932). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. 10. Bd 3. Abt. 1 Teil. (Kolkwitz, R. Eds), pp. 257-432. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.

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