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Peridinium sphaericum G.Murray & Whitting

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Peridiniales
Family Peridiniaceae
Genus Peridinium

 

Publication details
Peridinium sphaericum G.Murray & Whitting 1899: 328, pl. 30: fig. 1

Published in: Murray, G. & Whitting, F. (1899). New Peridiniaceae from the Atlantic. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Botany, Series 2, 5: 321-342, pls 27-33.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Peridinium is Peridinium cinctum (O.F.Müller) Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Protoperidinium sphaericum (G.Murray & Whitting) Balech

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), globose, spherical (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Balech, E. (1974). El genero "Protoperidinium" Bergh, 1881 ("Peridinium" Ehrenberg, 1831, partim). Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia" Instituto Nacional de Investigación de las Ciencias Naturales, Hidrobiologia 4(1): 1-79.

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