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Peridinium willei Huitfeldt-Kaas

Publication details
Peridinium willei Huitfeldt-Kaas 1900: 5, figs 6-9 (as 'Willei' )

Published in: Huitfeldt-Kaas, H. (1901). Die limnetischen Peridineen in norwegischen Binnenseen. Skrifter udgivne af Videnskabsselskabet i Christiania. I. Mathematisk-naturvidenskabelig Klasse 1900: 1-7, 1 pls with figs 1-11.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Peridinium alatum Garbini 1902
Peridinium tabulatum Playfair 1912
Peridinium tabulatum var. hieroglyphicum Playfair 1913
Peridinium australe (Playfair) Playfair 1920
Peridinium hieroglyphicum (Playfair) Playfair 1920
Peridinium striolatum Wailes 1928
Peridinium vancouverense Wailes 1931
Peridinium volzii f. sinuatum (Lindemann) Lefèvre 1932

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Norway, sev. loc. (Silva 1996-to date).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Peridinium willei Huitfeldt-Kaas)
Europe: Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Black Sea (Goméz & Boicenco 2004, BSPC Editorial Board 2014, Krakhmalnyi et al. 2018), Britain (Lewis & Dodge 2002, Whitton et al. 2003, John, Whitton & Brook 2011), France (Anon. 2017), Germany (Mauch & Schmedtje 2003, Täuscher 2013, Täuscher 2014, Täuscher 2016, Kasten et al. 2018), Ireland (Adams 1908), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017), Scandinavia (Karlason et al. 2018), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016, Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Spain (Alvárez Cobelas 1984), Sweden (Skuja 1948, Ki et al. 2011), Turkey (Europe) (Aysel 2005).

North America: Alberta (Ki et al. 2011), Arkansas (AR) (Smith 2010), Great Lakes (Prescott 1962), Mexico (Figueroa-Torres et al. 2015), Mexico (Pacific) (Okolodkov & Gárate Lizárraga 2006), Northwest Territories (Sheath & Steinman 1982), Ontario (Graham et al. 2007), Québec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995), Tennessee (TN) (Johansen et al. 2007), Wisconsin (WI) (Ki et al. 2011).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985), Brazil (Fonseca & Bicudo 2008, Crossetti & Bicudo 2008, Odebrecht 2010).

South-west Asia: India (Keshri et al. 2013), Iraq (Maulood et al. 2013), Israel (Krakhmalny et al. 2000).

Asia: China (Hu & Wei 2006), Japan (Hirose, Yamagishi & Akiyama 1977, Ki et al. 2011), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014), Tajikistan (Barinova, Boboev & Hisoriev 2015).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Chapman, Thompson & Segar 1957, Chang et al. 2012), Tasmania (Day et al. 1995, Ling & Tyler 2000).

World: World (Gómez 2012).

(as Peridinium alatum Garbini)
Europe: Ireland (Adams 1908).

Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

World: World (Gómez 2012).

(as Peridinium tabulatum Playfair)
Europe: Germany (Täuscher 2013, Täuscher 2014, Täuscher 2016).

North America: Northwest Territories (Sheath & Steinman 1982).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985).

Asia: Japan (Hirose, Yamagishi & Akiyama 1977), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Day et al. 1995), Victoria (Day et al. 1995).

(as Peridinium tabulatum var. hieroglyphicum Playfair)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Day et al. 1995).

(as Peridinium australe (Playfair) Playfair)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (Day et al. 1995), New South Wales (Day et al. 1995), Queensland (Day et al. 1995).

(as Peridinium hieroglyphicum (Playfair) Playfair)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Day et al. 1995).

(as Peridinium striolatum Wailes)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Day et al. 1995), New Zealand (Chang et al. 2012), Tasmania (Day et al. 1995).

(as Peridinium vancouverense Wailes)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

(as Peridinium volzii f. sinuatum (Lindemann) Lefèvre)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Key references
Carty, S. (2014). Freshwater dinoflagellates of North America. pp. [i]-viii, [2], [1]-260, 153 figs. Ithaca & London: Comstock Publishing Associates. A division of Cornell University Press.

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.

Hansen, G. & Flaim, G. (2007). Dinoflagellates of the Trentino Province, Italy. Journal of Limnology 66: 107-141.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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.

Kasten J., Kusber W.-H., Riedmüller U., Tworeck A., Oschwald L. & Mischke U. (2018). Steckbriefe der Phytoplankton-Indikatortaxa in den WRRL Bewertungsverfahren PhytoSee und PhytoFluss mit Begleittext – 1. Lieferung: 50 Steckbriefe ausgewählter Indikatortaxa. pp. 1-177. Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin.

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]

Leaw, C.P., Lim, P.T., Ng, B.K., Cheah, M.Y., Ahmad, A. & Usup, G. (2005). Phylogenetic analysis of Alexandrium species and Pyrodinium bahamense (Dinophyceae) based on theca morphology and nuclear ribosomal gene sequence. Phycologia 44: 550-565.

Lindberg, K., Moestrup, Ø & Daugbjerg, N. (2005). Studies on woloszynskioid dinoflagellates I: Woloszynskia coronata re-examined using light and electron microscopy and partial LSU rDNA sequences, with description of Tovellia gen. nov. and Jadwigia gen. nov. (Tovelliaceae fam. nov.). Phycologia 44: 416-440.

Moestrup, Ø. & Calado, A.J. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater Flora of Central Europe, Volume 6: Dinophyceae. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-560, 421 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

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

Schiller, J. (1935). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. X. Band, 3. Abt. 2 Teil. ( Eds), pp. 1-320. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H..

Takano, Y. & Horiguchi, T. (2006). Acquiring scanning electron microscopical, light microscopical and multiple gene sequence data from a single dinoflagellate cell. Journal of Phycology 42: 251-256.

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

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Chapman, A.D. & Pfiester, L.A. (1995). Note: The effects of temperature, irradiance, and nitrogen on the encystment and growth of the freshwater dinoflagellates Peridinium cinctum and P. willei in culture (Dinophyceae). Journal of Phycology 31: 355-359, 2 figs, 2 tables.
Pfiester, L.A. (1976). Sexual reproduction of Peridinium willei (Dinophyceae). Journal of Phycology 12: 234-238.

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