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).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 February 2023

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 February 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 May 2024

 
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