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

Peridinium lineatum Ehrenberg
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Publication details
Peridinium lineatum Ehrenberg 1854: 240 [pl. 35a, fig. 24c]

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1854). Die systematische charakteristik der neuen mikroskopischen organismen des tiefen atlantischen Oceans für den monatsbericht zum druck zy übergeben. Bericht über die Zur Bekanntmachung Geeigneten Verhandlungen Der Königl. Preuss. Akademie Der Wissenschaften Zu Berlin 1854: 236-250, 1 table.
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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 lineatus (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Atlantic Ocean, to 12,000 ft (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: 06 October 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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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 26 April 2019.

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