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Prorocentrum pusillum (J.Schiller) J.D.Dodge & Bibby 1973

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 pusillum (J.Schiller) J.D.Dodge & Bibby 1973: 185

Published in: Dodge, J.D. & Bibby, B.T. (1973). The Prorocentrales (Dinophyceae) I. A comparative account of fine structure in the genera Prorocentrum and Exuviaella. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 67: 175-187.

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 Prorocentrum caspicum (Kisselev) Krachmalny

Basionym
Exuviaella pusilla J.Schiller

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Information on the authority for Porocentrum pusillum and Exuviaella pusilla seems very confused. Combination also proposed by Loeblich, III (1976: 25). - (30 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

Taxonomic notes
Puigserver & Zingone (2002) conclude that the taxonomic status and phylogeny of P. nanum and P. pusillum need investigation. They consider that the inclusion of the latter in the former is not justifiable. - (30 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Krakhmalny, A.F. [Krachmalny, A.F.] (1993). [New taxonomic and nomenclature combinations in Dinophyta]. Algologia 3(4): 87-88, no fig. [in Russian]

Key references
Puigserver, M. & Zingone, A. (2002). Prorocentrum nux sp. nov. (Dinophyceae), a small planktonic dinoflagellate from the Mediterranean Sea, and discussion of P. nanum and P. pusillum. Phycologia 45: 29-38.

Created: 03 September 2002 by M.D. Guiry

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

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Puigserver, M. & Zingone, A. (2002). Prorocentrum nux sp. nov. (Dinophyceae), a small planktonic dinoflagellate from the Mediterranean Sea, and discussion of P. nanum and P. pusillum. Phycologia 45: 29-38.

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