Perkinsus atlanticus Azevedo
Perkinsus atlanticus Azevedo 1989
Published in: Azevedo, C (1989). Fine structure of Perkinsus atlanticus n. sp. (Apicomplexa, Perkinsea) parasite of the clam Ruditapes decussatus from Portugal. Journal of Parasitology 75: 627-635.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Perkinsus is Perkinsus marinus (Mackin, H.M.Owen & Collier) Levine.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Perkinsus olsenii R.J.G.Lester & G.H.G.Davis
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Atlantic Ocean.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 12 December 2011 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 May 2018 by Wendy Guiry
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Azevedo, C (1989). Fine structure of Perkinsus atlanticus n. sp. (Apicomplexa, Perkinsea) parasite of the clam Ruditapes decussatus from Portugal. Journal of Parasitology 75: 627-635.
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Wendy 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 17 February 2019.