Peridinium apiculatum (G.S.West) Lindemann
Peridinium apiculatum (G.S.West) Lindemann 1928: 260
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Peridinium palatinum Lauterborn
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ending abruptly in a sharp point or apiculum (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Popovsky & Pfiester (1990: 206) record the authority for this species as 'Penard 1891 partim’ and list it as a synonym of Ceratium furcoides (Levander) Langhans 1925.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Source of current name
Popovsky, J. & Pfiester, L.A. (1990). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Vol. 6. Dinophyceae (Dinoflagellida). pp. 1-272. Jena & Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 April 2019.