Prorocentrum cordatum (Ostenfeld) J.D.Dodge 1976

Prorocentrum cordatum (Ostenfeld) J.D.Dodge

Current name: Prorocentrum cordatum (Ostenfeld) J.D.Dodge
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Publication Details
Prorocentrum cordatum (Ostenfeld) J.D.Dodge 1976: 118

Published in: Dodge, J.D. (1976 '1975'). The Prorocentrales (Dinophyceae). II. Revision of the taxonomy within the genus Prorocentrum. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 71: 103-125, 5 figs, 4 pls.

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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.

Exuviaella cordata Ostenfeld

Type Information
Type locality: Caspian Sea; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), heart-shaped.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 04 July 2005 by Sandy Lawson.

Last updated: 28 February 2023

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 February 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 24 May 2024

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