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Peridinium furca Ehrenberg

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 furca Ehrenberg
Close up of a theca showing robust thecal plates.. © Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

Peridinium furca Ehrenberg
© Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

Peridinium furca Ehrenberg
© Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

Peridinium furca Ehrenberg
© Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

Peridinium furca Ehrenberg
© Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

Peridinium furca Ehrenberg
© Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

Peridinium furca Ehrenberg
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Publication details
Peridinium furca Ehrenberg 1834: 270

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1834). Dritter Beitrag zur Erkenntniss grosser Organisation in der Richtung des kleinsten Raumes. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1833: 145-336, pls I-XIII.
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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 Tripos furca (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), fork (Brown 1956).

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

Nomenclatural notes
1834: 574, pl. II, fig. 2 (Gomez et al. 2010). - (4 Oct 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Kiel (Silva 1996-to date). Type: 24.xi.1832; (Silva 1996-to date

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Source of current name
Gómez, F. (2013). Reinstatement of the dinoflagellate genus Tripos to replace Neoceratium, marine species of Ceratium (Dinophyceae, Alveolata). CICIMAR Oceanides 28(1): 1-22.

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.

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

Created: 08 October 2002 by Elizabeth Moran

Verified by: 02 October 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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