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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProrocentrum micans Ehrenberg, 1834 
AphiaID: 110303

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChromista (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarosa (Subkingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlveolata (Infrakingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyzozoa (Phylum) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDinozoa (Subphylum) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDinoflagellata (Infraphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinophyceae (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProrocentrales (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProrocentraceae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProrocentrum (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProrocentrum micans (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProrocentrum Ehrenberg, 1834
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProrocentrum Ehrenberg, 1834
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProrocentrum micans Ehrenberg, 1834
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProrocentrum levantinoides Bursa, 1959 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProrocentrum levantoides Bursa, 1959 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProrocentrum pacificum Wood, 1963 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProrocentrum schillerii Böhrn, 1933
Sources  original description Ehrenberg, C.G. (1834). Dritter Beitrag zur Erkenntniss grosser Organisation in der Richtung des kleinsten Raumes. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1833: 145-336, pls I-XIII [1-11]. [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBlankenberge [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLombardsijde [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNieuwpoort [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostende [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Ireland
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Lebanon
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLebanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
New Zealand
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea [details]
Sweden
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Tunisia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTunisian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPlanktonNet Image 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublished in AlgaeBase Logo AlgaeBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (21 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (179 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (137 nucleotides; 48 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:47384 [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorHarmful effect This species has previously been considered to be toxic, but there is presently no evidence for this [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorImportance General: known for producing "red tides" because the cells are so abundant they make water change color. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet general for group: both heterotrophic (eat other organisms) and autotrophic (photosynthetic) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution neritic and estuarine, sometime oceanic; cosmopolitan in cold temperate to tropical waters. Sometimes forming blooms. Often more abundant in late summer-fall [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat pelagic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators marine microorganisms and animal larvae [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction general for group: both sexual and asexual [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:110303
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Brandt, Sue
2006-07-24 11:41:36Z  changed  Estensoro, Itziar
2010-01-15 07:09:15Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
2015-06-26 12:00:51Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D. (2015). Prorocentrum micans Ehrenberg, 1834. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2016). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=110303 on 2016-08-27
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