Peridinium tortuosum (Christen) Bourrelly, nom. inval.
Peridinium tortuosum (Christen) Bourrelly 1970: 168, nom. inval.
Published in: Bourrelly, P. (1970). Les algues d'eau douce. Initiation à la systématique. Tome III: Les Algues bleues et rouges. Les Eugléniens, Peridiniens et Cryptomonadines. pp. 1-512, 5 figs, 138 plates. Paris: Boubée & Cie.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Heteronema tortuosum Christen
Heteronema tortuosum Christen
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bent or twisted in different directions, involved, complicated (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: lacking place of publication of basionym. (INA) - (17 Sep 2018) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Starmach, K. (1983). Euglenophyta - Eugleniny. Vol. 3 pp. 1-594. Warszawa: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe.
Created: 17 September 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Verified by: 17 September 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 December 2018.