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Peridinium cinctum f. westii (Er.Lemmermann) Er.Lindemann

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 cinctum f. westii (Er.Lemmermann) Er.Lindemann 1925: 205 (as 'westi' )

Published in: Lindemann, E. (1925). III. Klasse: Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: [Eyferth’s] Einfachste Lebensformen des Tier- und Pflanzenreiches, 5th ed., vol. 1. (Schoenichen, W. Eds), pp. 144-195. Berlin: Bermühler.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Peridinium is Peridinium cinctum (O.F.Müller) Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Peridinium westii Lemmermann

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), encircled, girdled, enclosed (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Peridinium westii Lemmermann 1905
Peridinium tabulatum var. westii (Lemmermann) Playfair 1913

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Peridinium maeandricum V.Brehm 1908

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Carty, S. (2014). Freshwater dinoflagellates of North America. pp. [i]-viii, [2], [1]-260, 153 figs. Ithaca & London: Comstock Publishing Associates. A division of Cornell University Press.

Lefèvre, M. (1926 '1925'). Contribution à la Péridiniens de France. Revue Algologique 2: 327-342.

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Verified by: 22 October 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.)

Berman, T. & Roth, I.L. (1979). The flagella of Peridinium cinctum fa. westii: in situ fixation and observation by scanning electron microscopy. Phycologia 18: 307-311, 12 figs.
Elgavish, A., Elgavish, G.A., Halmann, M. & Berman, T. (1980). Phosphorus utilization and storage in batch cultures of the dinoflagellate Peridinium cinctum f. westii. Journal of Phycology 16: 626-633, 8 figs, 4 tables.
Lindström, K. (1984). Effect of temperature, light and pH on growth, photosynthesis and respiration of the dinoflagellate Peridinium cinctum fa. westii in laboratory cultures. Journal of Phycology 20: 212-220, 8 figs, 4 tables.
Messer, G. & Ben-Shaul, Y. (1972). Changes in chloroplast structure during culture growth of Peridinium cinctum Fa. westii (Dinophyceae). Phycologia 11: 291-300, 9 figs, 1 table.
Pollingher, U. & Serruya, C. (1976). Phased division of Peridinium cinctum f. westii (Dinophyceae) and development of the Lake Kinneret (Israel) bloom.. Journal of Phycology 12: 162-170, 6 figs, 3 tables.
Pollingher, U. & Zemel, E. (1981). In situ and experimental evidence of the influence of turbulence on cell division processes of Peridinium cinctum forma westii (Lemm.) Lefèvre. British Phycological Journal 16: 281-287, 4 tables.

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