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Peridinium deficiens Meunier

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 deficiens Meunier 1919: 44, pl. 20: figs 5-8

Published in: Meunier, A. (1919). Microplancton de la mer Flamande. 3me partie. Les Péridiniens. Mémoires du Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique 8(1): 1-111, 7 pls.

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 deficiens (Meunier) Balech

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Matsuoka et al. (2006), Peridinium deficiens Meunier, sensu Woloszynska 1928: 266 and P. deficiens Meunier, sensu Abé 1981: 374-378 (non Peridinium deficiens Meunier 1919: 44-46) are synonyms of Protoperidinium thulense (Balech) Balech 1973. - (1 Dec 2006) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a brackish 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
Balech, E. (1974). El genero "Protoperidinium" Bergh, 1881 ("Peridinium" Ehrenberg, 1831, partim). Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia" Instituto Nacional de Investigación de las Ciencias Naturales, Hidrobiologia 4(1): 1-79.

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

Schiller, J. (1935). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. X. Band, 3. Abt. 2 Teil. ( Eds), pp. 1-320. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H..

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 07 December 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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