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

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

 

Publication details
Peridinium triquetrum (Ehrnenberg) Lebour 1925: 109, pl. XVIII [18]: figs 2 a-f

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 Heterocapsa triquetra (Ehrenberg) F.Stein

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.

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

Created: 23 September 2002 by Elizabeth Moran

Verified by: 22 August 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Braarud, T. & Pappas, I. (1951). Experimental studies on the dinoflagellate Peridinium triquetrum (Ehrb.) Lebour. Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi Oslo I. Mat.-Naturv. Klasse 1951 1951(2): 1-23.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 April 2019.

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