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Protoperidinium leonis (Pavillard) Balech

Publication details
Protoperidinium leonis (Pavillard) Balech 1974: 58

Published in: Balech, E. (1974). El genero "Protoperidinium" Bergh, 1881 ("Peridinium" Ehrenberg, 1831, partim). Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia" Instituto Nacional de Investigación de las Ciencias Naturales, Hidrobiologia 4(1): 1-79.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Protoperidinium is Protoperidinium pellucidum Bergh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Peridinium leonis Pavillard

Type information
Type locality: Golfe du Lion (Peridinium saltans Pavillard) (Silva 1996-to date).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Protoperidinium

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), of leon [Léon, Leon]; "leon" is treated as a third-decelension noun, the genitive case of would be "leonis".

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Peridinium leonis Pavillard 1916

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Peridinium saltans Pavillard 1915

Taxonomic notes
Dodge (1982: 166) notes this species is of the sub-genus Protoperidinium, group Orthoperidinium and section Conica

Paleontological name: Quinquecuspis concreta (Balkis et al., 2016). - (14 Jun 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Balkis, N., Balci, M., Giannakourou, A., Venetsanopolou, A. & Mudie, P. (2016). Dinoflagellate resting cysts in recent marine sediments from the Gulf of Gemlik (Marmara Sea, Turkey) and seasonal harmful algal blooms. Phycologia 55(2): 187-209.

Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

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

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]

Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.

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