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Prorocentrum dentatum F.Stein 1883

Publication details
Prorocentrum dentatum F.Stein 1883: pl. 1: figs 14, 15

Published in: Stein, F. von (1883). Der Organismus der Infusionsthiere nach eigenen forschungen in systematischere Reihenfolge bearbeitet. III. Abtheilung. II. Hälfte die Naturgeschichte der Arthrodelen Flagellaten. pp. 1-30, pls I-XXV. Leipzig: Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann.
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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.

Type information
Type locality: Atlantic Ocean (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), toothed, usually with sharp teeth pointing outwards (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Prorocentrum monacense Kufferath 1957

Nomenclatural notes
Seemingly originally first introduced without a description, but validated by analytical figures (Melbourne Code; see ICN Art. 38.7 "For the purpose of Art. 38.5, prior to 1 January 1908, an illustration with analysis (see Art. 38.9 and 38.10) is acceptable in place of a written description or diagnosis."). - (29 Mar 2011) - Wendy Guiry

Distributional notes
South Pacific (Chomérat et al. 2011; Guo et al. 2012). - (29 Mar 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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]

Lin, S., Zhang, H. & Jiao, N. (2006). Potential utility of mitochondrial cytochrome b and its mRNA editing in resolving closely related dinoflagellates: a case study of Prorocentrum (Dinophyceae). Journal of Phycology 42: 646-654.

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.

Created: 07 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry

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

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References
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Shin, H.H., Li, Z., Mertens, K.M., Seo, M.H., Gu, H.F., Lim, W.A., Yoon, Y.H., Soh, H.Y. & Matsuoka, K. (2019). Prorocentrum shikokuense Hada and P. donghaiense Lu are junior synonyms of P. obtusidens Schiller, but not of P. dentatum Stein (Prorocentrales, Dinophyceae). Harmful Algae 89(101686): 1-14, 9 figs, 2 tables.

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