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Peridinium umbonatum F.Stein

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 umbonatum F.Stein 1883: 12, pl. XII [12]: figs 1-8

Published in: Stein, F. von (1883). Der Organismus der Infusionsthiere nach eigenen forschungen in systematischere Reihenfolge bearbeitet. III. Abtheilung. II. Hälfte die Naturgeschichte der Arthrodelen Flagellaten. pp. 1-30, pls I-XXV. Leipzig: Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann.
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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 Parvodinium umbonatum (F.Stein) Carty

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Peridinium tatricum var. spinulosum Woloszynska 1916
Peridinium munusculum f. spiniferum Lindemann 1918
Glenodinium lefevrei Lindemann 1928
Peridinium ambiguum Er.Lindemann 1931
Peridinium umbonatum f. spiniferum (Lindemann) Lefèvre 1932
Peridinium inconspicuum f. spiniferum (Lindemann) Lefèvre 1932

Habitat notes
Peridinium umbonatum var. umbonatum F. Stein sensu Popovsky & Pfiester 1990: found in small and large standing waters from nutrient-poor to very nutrient-rich water (Lewis & Dodge 2002). - (8 Jul 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Czech Republic (Chodov); Germany (Zwikau) (Silva 1996-to date).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Carty, S. (2008). Parvodinium gen. nov. for the Umbonatum Group of Peridinium (Dinophyceae). Ohio Journal of Science 108: 103-107.

Key references
Dillard, G.E. (2007). Freshwater algae of the southeastern United States Part 8. Chrysophyceae, Xanthophyceae, Cryptophyceae and Dinophyceae. Bibliotheca Phycologica 112: [i-vi], 1-127, 22 pls.

Dodge, J.D. (1985). Atlas of dinoflagellates. A scanning electron microscope survey. pp. [i]-vii, [1]-119. Farrand Press.

Feldmann, J. (1958). Le genre Kylinia Rosenvinge (Acrochaetiales) et sa reproduction. Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France 105: 493-500.

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Krakhmalny, A.F. [Krachmalny, A.F.] (2011). Dinophyta of Ukraine (illustrated book for identification). Ed by P.M.Tsarenko. pp. [1]-442, 32 figs, 117 pls. Kiev: Alterpres. [in Russian]

Lewis, J.M. & Dodge, J.D. (2002). Phylum Pyrrophyta (Dinoflagellates). In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 186-207. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Popovsky, J. & Pfiester, L.A. (1990). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Vol. 6. Dinophyceae (Dinoflagellida). pp. 1-272. Jena & Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

Tardio, M., Ellegaard, M., Lundholm, N., Sangiorgi, F. & di Giuseppe, G. (2009). A hypocystal archeopyle in a freshwater dinoflagellate from the Peridinium umbonatum group (Dinophyceae) from Lake Nero di Cornisello, South Eastern Alps, Italy. European Journal of Phycology 44(2): 241-250, 30 figs, 1 table.

Thompson, R.H. (1947). Fresh-water dinoflagellates of Maryland. Contributions from the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory 67: 3-24.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 August 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Carty, S. (2008). Parvodinium gen. nov. for the Umbonatum Group of Peridinium (Dinophyceae). Ohio Journal of Science 108: 103-107.
Ki, J.-S. & Han, M.-S. (2008). New record of the freshwater dinoflagellate Peridinium umbonatum Stein (Dinophyceae) from Togyo Reservoir, Korea. Algae 23(2): 115-118, 2 figs.
Oda, A.C.R. & Bicudo, C.E.M. (2006). Ecology of Peridinium gatunense and Peridinium umbonatum (Dinophyceae) in a shallow, tropical, oligotrophic reservoir (IAG Pond), São Paulo, southeast Brazil. Acta Limnol. Brasil. 18(2): 165-180, 12 fig., 8 tables.
Popovsky, J. & Pfiester, L.A. (1986). A taxonomical note to the Section Umbonatum of the genus Peridinium Ehrenberg, 1932 [sic] (Dinophyceae). Archiv für Protistenkunde 132: 73-77.
Tardio, M., Ellegaard, M., Lundholm, N., Sangiorgi, F. & di Giuseppe, G. (2009). A hypocystal archeopyle in a freshwater dinoflagellate from the Peridinium umbonatum group (Dinophyceae) from Lake Nero di Cornisello, South Eastern Alps, Italy. European Journal of Phycology 44(2): 241-250, 30 figs, 1 table.
Xu, J., Wu. X., Yang, Y., Xu, S., Kang, Y., Fu, X., Yue. H., Shi, J. & Wu, Z. (2016). Changes in growth, photosynthesis and chlorophyll fluorescence in the freshwater dinoflagellate Peridinium umbonatum (Peridiniales, Pyrrophyta) in response to different temperatures. Phycologia 55(4): 469-477.

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