Prorocentrum compressum (Bailey) T.H.Abé ex J.D.Dodge 1975

Publication Details
Prorocentrum compressum (Bailey) T.H.Abé ex J.D.Dodge 1975: 110, figs 2 F, 4 H, I; pl. 4 E, F

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 currently regarded as a synonym of Tryblionella compressa (Bailey) Poulin.

Basionym
Pyxidicula compressa Bailey

Type Information
Type locality: St. Augustine, Florida, USA; (Bailey 1851: 40)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 11 September 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 September 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 March 2024

 
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