Prorocentrum mexicanum Osorio-Tafall 1942

Publication Details
Prorocentrum mexicanum Osorio-Tafall 1942: 440, pl. 34: fig. 3, 8

Published in: Osario-Tafall, B.F. (1942). Notas sobre algunos dinoflagelados planctonicos marinos de México, con descripción de nuevas especies. An. Esc. Nac. Cienc. Biol. 11: 435-447.

Publication date: 1942

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: Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico (16°9'N, 95°3'W); (Cortés-Altamirano & Sierra-Beltrán 2003: 221) Holotype: (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 63)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), Pertaining to Mexico (Stearn 1992).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 20 March 2003 by Elizabeth Moran.

Last updated: 26 May 2020

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