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Peridinium pygmaeum 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 pygmaeum Er.Lindemann 1920: 145, figs 77-80

Published in: Lindemann, E. (1920). Untersuchungen über Süsswasserperidineen und ihre Variationsformen II. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 84A(8): 121-194.

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 Peridiniopsis pygmaea (Er.Lindemann) Bourrelly

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Bourrelly, P. (1968). Notes sur les Péridiniens d'eau douce. Protistologica 4: 5-14.

Key references
Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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