Peridinium elegans M.Lefèvre, nom. illeg.
Peridinium elegans M.Lefèvre 1925: 332, figs 1-6, nom. illeg.
Published in: Lefèvre, M. (1926 '1925'). Contribution à la Péridiniens de France. Revue Algologique 2: 327-342.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Parvodinium morzinense (M.Lefèvre) Carty
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: not Peridinium elegans Cleve, 1900. Replaced by Peridinium morzinense Lefèvre. - (21 Aug 2018) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Carty, S. (2008). Parvodinium gen. nov. for the Umbonatum Group of Peridinium (Dinophyceae). Ohio Journal of Science 108: 103-107.
Created: 05 November 2002 by Andy Taylor
Verified by: 19 October 2018 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 23 April 2019.