Kusber, W.-H., Elbrächter, M. & Jahn, R.: Algae of the Ehrenberg collection — 2. The type specimens of two dinoflagellate names published by C. G. Ehrenberg. — Willdenowia 35: 205–210. — ISSN 0511-9618; © 2005 BGBM Berlin-Dahlem. doi:10.3372/wi.35.35117 (available via http://dx.doi.org/)
The genus Prorocentrum was published by C. G. Ehrenberg in 1834 from the Baltic Sea. P. micans, the type of the name of the genus by monotypy, and the scarcely known P. viride are illustrated and lectotypified.