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Prorocentrum shikokuense Y.Hada 1975

Publication details
Prorocentrum shikokuense Y.Hada 1975: 37, figs 1 a, b; 2 (as 'shikokuensis' )

Published in: Hada, Y. (1975). [On two new species of the genus Prorocentrum Ehrenberg belonging to Dinoflagellida]. Hiroshima Shudo Daigaku Ronshu 16: 31-38, 4 figs, 1 table. [in Japanese and English]
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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.

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

Nomenclatural notes
English description only and figures given. "Prorocentrum shikokuense was originally described by Hada (1975, as Shikokuensis) under ICZN in 1975, with an English description and illustrations but without designation of a type. Lu et al. (2005) pointed out that P. shikokuense was an invalid name under both the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (ICBN) and the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN), due to lacking a Latin diagnosis and designation of a type, respectively. However, the ICZN accepts dinoflagellate species regardless of trophic nature (whether autotroph, heterotroph or mixotroph) and designation of a type was not a mandatory requirement but a recommendation before the fourth edition of the ICZN (Ride et al. 1999). The ICBN in Article 45.4 recognizes that a taxon validly described even under other nomenclatures has priority for its name and authorship. Therefore, P. shikokuense has validity under the ICZN and has priority over P. donghaiense discribed by Lu & Goebel (2001)." (Takano & Matsuoka 2011: 185). - (4 Apr 2019) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Shin, H.H., Li, Z., Mertens, K.M., Seo, M.H., Gu, H.F., Lim, W.A., Yoon, Y.H., Soh, H.Y. & Matsuoka, K. (2019). Prorocentrum shikokuense Hada and P. donghaiense Lu are junior synonyms of P. obtusidens Schiller, but not of P. dentatum Stein (Prorocentrales, Dinophyceae). Harmful Algae 89(101686): 1-14, 9 figs, 2 tables.

Key references
Takano, Y. & Matsuoka, K. (2011). A comparative study between Prorocentrum shikokuense and P. donghaiense (Prorocentrales, Dinophyceae) based on morphology and DNA sequences. Plankton Benthos Research 6(4): 179-186, 5 figs, 2 tables.

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Shin, H.H., Li, Z., Mertens, K.M., Seo, M.H., Gu, H.F., Lim, W.A., Yoon, Y.H., Soh, H.Y. & Matsuoka, K. (2019). Prorocentrum shikokuense Hada and P. donghaiense Lu are junior synonyms of P. obtusidens Schiller, but not of P. dentatum Stein (Prorocentrales, Dinophyceae). Harmful Algae 89(101686): 1-14, 9 figs, 2 tables.
Takano, Y. & Matsuoka, K. (2011). A comparative study between Prorocentrum shikokuense and P. donghaiense (Prorocentrales, Dinophyceae) based on morphology and DNA sequences. Plankton Benthos Research 6(4): 179-186, 5 figs, 2 tables.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 October 2021.

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