Peridinium sphaericum G. & Whitting
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.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Peridinium sphaericum G.Murray & Whitting)
Europe: Black Sea (BSPC Editorial Board 2014).
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).
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.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 August 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 May 2019.