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Prorocentrum balticum (Lohmann) Loeblich III 1970

Publication details
Prorocentrum balticum (Lohmann) Loeblich III 1970: 906

Published in: Loeblich, A.R., III (1970). The amphiesma or dinoflagellate cell covering. In: Proceedings of the North American Paleontological Convention: Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, September 5-7, 1969; Vol. 2. (Yochelson, E.L. Eds), pp. 867-929. Lawrence, Kansas: Allen Press.

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.

Basionym
Exuviaella baltica Lohmann

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Baltic Sea.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Exuviaella baltica Lohmann 1908

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Prorocentrum pomoideum A.S.Bursa 1959
Exuviaella aequatorialis Hasle 1960

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: exact page of basionym missing and incorrect reference. - (28 Aug 2018) - M.D. Guiry

Habitat notes
Holocene cyst in sediments. - (3 Sep 2018) - M.D. Guiry

Usage notes
Faust & Gulledge (2002: 56) notes the toxicity of this species has never been confirmed but it has been associated with red tides. Please refer to original reference for further details.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

Dodge, J.D. (1985). Atlas of dinoflagellates. A scanning electron microscope survey. pp. [i]-vii, [1]-119. Farrand Press.

Gómez, F. (2008). Phytoplankton invasions: comments on the validity of categorizing the non-indigenous dinoflagellates and diatoms in European Seas. Marine Pollution Bulletin 56: 620-628.

Krakhmalny, A.F. [Krachmalny, A.F.] (2011). Dinophyta of Ukraine (illustrated book for identification). pp. [1]-442, 32 figs, 117 pls. Kiev: Alterpres. [in Russian]

Larsen, J. & Nguyen-Ngoc, L. [eds.] (2004). Potentially toxic microalgae of Vietnamese waters. Opera Botanica 140: 5-216. [in English and Vietnamese]

McMinn, A. & Scott, F.J. (2005). Dinoflagellates. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 202-250. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

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

Created: 07 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 31 August 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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