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Prorocentrum pyriforme (J.Schiller) Hasle ex F.J.R.Taylor 1976

Publication details
Prorocentrum pyriforme (J.Schiller) Hasle ex F.J.R.Taylor 1976: 25, adnot

Published in: 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.

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 pyriformis J.Schiller

Type information
Type locality: Adriatic (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), pear-shaped (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Exuviaella pyriformis J.Schiller 1928

General environment
This is a marine species.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 October 2021.

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