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Prorocentrum compressum (Bailey) T.H.Abé ex J.D.Dodge 1975

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 Prorocentrum

 

Publication details
Prorocentrum compressum (Bailey) T.H.Abé ex J.D.Dodge 1975: 110, figs 2 F, 4 H, I; pl. 4 E, F

Published in: Dodge, J.D. (1976 '1975'). The Prorocentrales (Dinophyceae). II. Revision of the taxonomy within the genus Prorocentrum. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 71: 103-125, 5 figs, 4 pls.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Prorocentrum is Prorocentrum micans Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tryblionella compressa (Bailey) Poulin

Basionym
Pyxidicula compressa Bailey

Type information
Type locality: U.S.A.: Florida: St. Augustine (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
New name also proposed by S.Carty (2014: 174) based on Dinopyxis compressa "Stein". - (10 Oct 2014) - M.D. Guiry

Prorocentrum compressum (J.W.Bailey) Abé ex J.D.Dodge, included as a dinoflagellate by Stein (1883, as Dinopyxis compressa), Abé (1967), Dodge (1976, 1982, 1985) and others is a nomenclatural synonym of Tryblionella compressa (J.W.Bailey) Poulin, now accepted as being a diatom. The correct name for the taxon descibed by Dodge (1982) appears to be Prorocentrum bidens J.Schiller. However, the name as a combination applies to a diatom. - (9 Jan 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Poulin, M., Bérard-Therriault, L., Cardinal, A. & Hamilton, P.B. (1991 '1990'). Les Diatomées (Bacillariophyta) benthiques de substrats durs des eaux marines et saumâtres du Québec. 9. Bacillariaceae. Le Naturaliste Canadien 117(2): 73-101, 114 figs.

Key references
Carty, S. (2014). Freshwater dinoflagellates of North America. pp. [i]-viii, [2], [1]-260, 153 figs. Ithaca & London: Comstock Publishing Associates. A division of Cornell University Press.

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.

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]

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.

Parke, M. & Dixon, P.S. (1976). Check-list of British marine algae - third revision. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 56: 527-594.

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

Taylor, F.J.R. (1976). Dinoflagellates from the International Indian Ocean Expedition: A report on material collected by the R.V. "Anton Bruun". Bibliotheca Botanica 132: 1-234, 46 pls, 5 charts, 5 tables.

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