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Peridinium depressum Bailey

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 depressum Bailey
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Eagle Harbor Marina, 400x, phase contrast. 22 Mar 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Peridinium depressum Bailey
Silverdale, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park Marina, 200x, DIC. 10 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Peridinium depressum Bailey
Silverdale, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park Marina, 400x, DIC. 10 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Protoperidinium depressum (Bailey) Balech Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Eagle Harbor Marina, 400x, phase contrast
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Peridinium depressum Bailey 1854: 12, figs 33, 34

Published in: Bailey, J.W. (1854). Notes on new species and localities of microscopical organisms. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 7(3): 1-15, pl. 1.

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 Protoperidinium depressum (Bailey) Balech

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), depressed.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
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.

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.

Okolodkov, Y.B. (2005). Protoperidinium Bergh (Dinoflagellata) in the southeastern Mexian Pacific Ocean: part I. Botanica Marina 48: 284-296.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

Schiller, J. (1935). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. X. Band, 3. Abt. 2 Teil. ( Eds), pp. 1-320. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H..

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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