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Peridinium leonis Pavillard

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

 

Publication details
Peridinium leonis Pavillard 1916: 32, fig. 6

Published in: Pavillard, J. (1916). Recherches sur les Péridiniens du Golfe du Lion. Travail de l'Institut de botanique de l'Université de Montpellier et de la station zoologique de Cette, Série mixte, Mémoire No. 4: 1-70.

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 leonis (Pavillard) Balech

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".

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

Taxonomic notes
Peridinium saltans Pavillard 1915, non P. saltans Meunier 1910 (INA). - (11 Jun 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

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

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..

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