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Protoperidinium limbatum Stokes

Publication details
Protoperidinium limbatum Stokes 1887: 246, fig. 6

Published in: Stokes, A.C. (1887). Notices of new fresh-water Infusoria. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 24: 244-255, 27 figs.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Protoperidinium is Protoperidinium pellucidum Bergh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Peridinium limbatum (Stokes) Lemmermann

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bordered.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: marsh water, with Sphagnum [probably New Jersey] (Silva 1996-to date).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Lemmermann E. (1900). Beitr├Ąge zur Kenntnis der planktonalgen VIII Peridiniales aquae dulcis et submarinae. Hedwigia 39: 115-121.

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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 24 May 2019.

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