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Prorocentrum emarginatum Y.Fukuyo 1981

Publication details
Prorocentrum emarginatum Y.Fukuyo 1981: 968, 972, figs 8-12, 48

Published in: Fukuyo, Y. (1981). Taxonomical study on benthic dinoflagellates collected in coral reefs. Bulletin of the Japanese Society of Scientific Fisheries 47: 967-978.

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: Ryukyu Islands (Index Nominum Algarum). Iconotypus: fig. 11: (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), lacking a margin.

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

Usage notes
Harmful species (Lassus et al. 2017).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Faust, M.A. (1990). Morphologic details of 6 benthic species of Prorocentrum (Pyrrophyta) from a mangrove island, Twin Cays, Belize, including 2 new species. Journal of Phycology 26(3): 548-558.

Hallegraeff, G.M., Anderson, D.M. & Cembella, A.D., Eds (2003). Manual on harmful marine microalgae. Paris: UNESCO.

Hoppenrath, M., Murray, S.A., Chomérat, N. & Horiguchi, T. (2014). Marine benthic dinoflagellates - unravelling their worldwide biodiversity. Kleine Senckenberg-Reihe Vol. 54. pp. [1]-276. Frankfurt am Main & Stuttgar: V. Mosbrugger & E. Schweizerbartsche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

Larsen, J. & Nguyen-Ngoc, L. [eds.] (2004). Potentially toxic microalgae of Vietnamese waters. Opera Botanica 140: 5-216. [in English and Vietnamese]

Lassus, P., Chomérat, N., Hess, P. & Nézan, E. (2017 '2016'). Toxic and harmful microalgae of the World Ocean. Micro-algues toxiques et nuisibles de l'Océan Mondial. IOC Manuals and guides, 68 (Bilingual English/French). pp. 1-523, 54 pls. Denmark: International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae/ Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO.

Laza-Martinez, A., Orive, E. & Miguel, I. (2011). Morphological and genetic characterization of benthic dinoflagellates of the genera Coolia, Ostreopsis and Prorocentrum from the south-eastern Bay of Biscay. European Journal of Phycology 46(1): 45-65.

Leaw, C.P., Lim, P.T., Ng, B.K., Cheah, M.Y., Ahmad, A. & Usup, G. (2005). Phylogenetic analysis of Alexandrium species and Pyrodinium bahamense (Dinophyceae) based on theca morphology and nuclear ribosomal gene sequence. Phycologia 44: 550-565.

Lim, Z.F., Luo, Z., Lee, L.K., Hii, K.S., Teng, S.T. , Chan, L.L., Chomérat, N., Krock, B., Gu, H., Lim, P.T. & Leaw, C.P. (2019). Taxonomy and toxicity of Prorocentrum from Perhentian Islands (Malaysia), with a description of a non-toxigenic species Prorocentrum malayense sp. nov. (Dinophyceae). Harmful Algae 83: 95-108.

Mendes, M.C.Q., Nunes, J.M.C., Fraga, S., Rodríguez, F., Franco, J.M., Riobó, P., Branco, S. & Menezes, M. (2019). Morphology, molecular phylogeny and toxinology of Coolia and Prorcentrum strains isolated from the tropical South Western Atlantic Ocean. Botanica Marina 62(2): 125-140.

Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.

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