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Peridinium breve (Paulsen) Paulsen

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 breve (Paulsen) Paulsen 1907: 13

Published in: Paulsen O. (1907). The Peridiniales of the Danish waters. Meddelelser fra Kommissionen for Havundersøgelser Serie: Plankton 1(5): 1-26.

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 pyriforme subsp. breve (Paulsen) Balech

Basionym
Peridinium steinii f. breve Paulsen

Type information
Type locality: Arctic Ocean: W of Grimsey, Iceland (63º33'N, 18º10'W) (Silva 1996-to date).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), short, of small extent (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
P. breve Paulsen (Scholz & Liebezeit, 2012). - (24 Jul 2013) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Balech, E. (1988). Los Dinoflagelados del Atlantico Sudoccidental. Publicaciones Especiales Instituto Espanol de Oceanografia 1: 1-310, incl. 88 pls.

Key references
Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

Scholz, B & Liebezeit, G. (2012). Microphytobenthic dynamics in a Wadden sea intertidal flat - Part II: Seasonal and spatial variability of non-diatom community components in relation to abiotic parameters. European Journal of Phycology 47(2): 120-137.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 07 December 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 26 April 2019.

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