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Peridinium divergens var. obtusum Karsten

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 divergens var. obtusum Karsten 1907: 149, pl. 23: fig. 12

Published in: Karsten, G. (1906). Das Phytoplankton des Atlantischen Oceans nach dem Material der Deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition 1898-1899. Wissenschaftliche ergebnisse der deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition auf dem Dampfer Valdivia 1898-1899, von Carl Chun 2(2): 137-219, pls 20-34.
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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 obtusum (Karsten) Parke & J.D.Dodge

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), divergent, going different ways (Stearn 1973).

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
Parke, M. & Dixon, P.S. (1976). Check-list of British marine algae - third revision. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 56: 527-594.

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Verified by: 05 June 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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