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Peridinium gainii P.A.Dangeard

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 gainii P.A.Dangeard 1927: 350, fig. 16

Published in: Dangeard, P.[-A.] (1927). Phytoplancton de la Croisière du Sylvana (Février-Juin 1913), Mission Comte J. de Polignac-Louis Gain. Annales de l'Institut Océanographique Fondation Albert I, Nouvelle Série 4: 285-405, 54 figs, 1 table.

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 Protoperidinium divaricatum (Meunier) Parke & J.D.Dodge

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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
Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.

Created: 28 May 2003 by Mairead Murphy

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