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Prorocentrum bidens J.Schiller 1928

Publication details
Prorocentrum bidens J.Schiller 1928: 61, fig. 21

Published in: Schiller, J. (1928). Die planktischen Vegetationen des adriatischen Meeres. C. Dinoflagellata. 1 Teil. Adiniferidea, Dinophysidaceae. Archiv für Protistenkunde 61: 45-91.

Publication date: March 1928 [INA]

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.

Origin of species name
(Latin), two-toothed (Brown 1946).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Prorocentrum lebouriae Schiller 1928
Exuviaella elongata Rampi 1952

Nomenclatural notes
Prorocentrum compressum (J.W.Bailey) Abé ex J.D.Dodge, included as a dinoflagellate by 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. - (9 Jan 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

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