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Peridinium triquetra (Ehrenberg) Lebour

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

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Peridinium triquetra (Ehrenberg) Lebour
Preserved in formalin. Note the irregular outline of the species.. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Peridinium triquetra (Ehrenberg) Lebour
Preserved in Lugol's iodine.. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Publication details
Peridinium triquetra (Ehrenberg) Lebour 1925: 109, pl. 18, fig. 2

Published in: Lebour, M.V. (1925). The dinoflagellates of northern seas. pp. [i]-vii, [1]-250. Plymouth: Published by the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom.
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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 Kryptoperidinium triquetrum (Ehrenberg) U.Tillmann, M. Gottschling, M.Elbrächter, W.-H.Kusber & M.Hoppenrath

Basionym
Glenodinium triquetrum Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: Baltic Sea (Silva 1996-to date).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), having three acute angles.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Gottschling, M., Tillmann, U., Elbrächter, M., Kusber, W.-H. & Hopenrath, M. (2019). Glenodinium triquetrum Ehrenberg is a species not of Heterocapsa F.Stein but of Kryptoperidinium Er.Lindem (Kryptoperidiniaceae, Peridiniales). Phytotaxa 391(2): 155-158, 2 fig..

Key references
Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.

Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

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

Created: 23 September 2002 by Elizabeth Moran

Verified by: 06 March 2019 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 April 2019.

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