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Peridinium gregarium E.H.Lombard & B.Capon

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 gregarium E.H.Lombard & B.Capon 1971: 187

Published in: Lombard, E.H. & Capon, B. (1971). Peridinium gregarium, a new species of dinoflagellate. Journal of Phycology 7(3): 184-187, 2 figs.

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 Bysmatrum gregarium (E.H.Lombard & B.Capon) T.Horiguchi & Hoppenrath

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Description
Redescription by Horiguchi & Pienaar (1988: 35, 36).

Key characteristics
91988:

Type information
Type locality: coast of Palos Verdes Peninsula, Los Angeles County, California (Lombard & Capon 1971: 187). Type: tidepools. Herbarium, California State College, Los Angeles specimen slides labeled "Peridinium gregarium Lombard and capon" (Lombard & Capon 1971: 187).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Hoppenrath, M., Murray, S.A., Chomérat, N. & Horiguchi, T. (2014). Marine benthic dinoflagellates - unravelling their worldwide biodiversity. Kleine Senckenberg-Reihe Vol. 54. pp. [1]-276. Frankfurt am Main & Stuttgar: V. Mosbrugger & E. Schweizerbartsche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

Key references
Gómez, F. (2005). A list of free-living dinoflagellate species in the world's oceans. Acta Botanica Croatica 64: 129-212.

Horiguchi, T. & Pienaar, R.N. (1988). A redescription of the tidal pool dinoflagellate Peridinium gregarium based on re-examination of the type material. British Phycological Journal 23(1): 33-39.

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References
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Horiguchi, T. & Pienaar, R.N. (1988). A redescription of the tidal pool dinoflagellate Peridinium gregarium based on re-examination of the type material. British Phycological Journal 23(1): 33-39.
Lombard, E.G. & Capon, B. (1971). Observations on the tidepool ecology and behaviour of Peridinium gregarium. Journal of Phycology 7: 188-194, 2 figs.
Lombard, E.H. & Capon, B. (1971). Peridinium gregarium, a new species of dinoflagellate. Journal of Phycology 7(3): 184-187, 2 figs.

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