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Prorocentrum arcuatum Issel 1928

Publication details
Prorocentrum arcuatum Issel 1928: 278, fig. 2

Published in: Issel, R. (1928). Addensamento di microplancton atipico nelle acque del Dodecaneso. Archivio Zoologico Italiano 12: 273-292.

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.

Origin of species name
Participle A curved, like a bow (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Prorocentrum micans var. gibbosum Schiller 1929
Prorocentrum gibbosum (Schiller) Schiller 1931

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Schiller, J. (1931). 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. 1-256. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.

Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.

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