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Protoperidinium pellucidum Bergh

Publication details
Protoperidinium pellucidum Bergh 1881: 227, figs 46-48

Published in: Bergh, R.S. (1881). Der organismus der Cilioflagellaten. Eine phylogenetische studie. Morphologisches Jahrbuch 7: 177-288.
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Protoperidinium.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pellucid, translucent but not hyaline (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Peridinium pellucidum (Bergh) Schütt 1895

Taxonomic notes
Dodge (1982: 167) notes this species is of the sub-genus Protoperidinium, group Paraperidinium

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Denmark: Strib (isl. Fyen) (: 227).

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Key references
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.

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

Gribble, K.E. & Anderson, D.M. (2006). Molecular phylogeny of the heterotrophic dinoflagellates, Photoperidinium, Diplopsalis and Preperidinium (Dinophyceae), inferred from large subunit rDNA. Journal of Phycology 42: 1081-1095.

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]

Leliaert, F., Payo, D.A., Gurgel, C.F.D., Shils, T., Draisma, S.G.A., Saunders, G.W., Kamiya, M., Sherwood, A.R., Lin, S.-M., Huisman, J.M., Le Gall, L., Anderson, R.J., Bolton, J.J., Mattio, L., Zubia, M., Spoke, T., Viera, C., Payri, C.E., Coppejans, E., D'hondt, S., Verbruggen, H. & De Clerck, O. (2018). Patterns and drivers of species diversity in the Indo-Pacific red seaweed Portieria. Journal of Biogeography 2018: 1-15.

Sournia, A. (1986). Atlas du phytoplancton marin. Volume I: Cyanophycées, Dictyophycées, Dinophycées, Raphidophycées. pp. [1]-219. Paris: Éditions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 15, quai Anatole France - 75700 Paris.

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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