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Prorocentrum faustiae

Prorocentrum faustiae holotype plate


Figs. 1-4. Fig.1.Valve surface of Prorocentrum faustiae. Scale bar represents 5µm. Fig. 2. Intercalary band of Prorocentrum faustiae. Scale bar represents 5 um. Arrow heads point to the evenly spaced marginal pores. Fig. 3. Periflagellar area of Prorocentrum faustiae displays a large flagellar pore (F) and smaller auxiliary pore (A). Scale bar represents 1 µm. Arrow heads point to sutures which separate each periflagellar plate. Fig. 4. Periflagellar area in valve view. Scale bar represents 3 µm.

Reference: Morton, S. L. 1998. Morphology and Toxicology of Prorocentrum faustiae sp. nov., a Toxic Species of Non-Planktonic Dinoflagellate from Heron Island, Australia. Botanica Marina 41:565-569.

Note: Isolated from Heron Island, Australia (23.25° S, 151.55° E).

 

 

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