Prorocentrum bidens J.Schiller 1928
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]
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
(Latin), two-toothed (Brown 1946).
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
This is a marine species.
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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