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Peridinium aciculiferum Lemmermann

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 aciculiferum Lemmermann 1900: 28, no fig.

Published in: Lemmermann, E. (1900). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Planktonalgen. III. Neue Schwebalgen aus der Umgegend von Berlin. Berichte der deutsche botanischen Gesellschaft 18: 24-32.
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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 Apocalathium aciculiferum (Lemmermann) Craveiro, Daugbjerg, Moestrup & Calado

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

Taxonomic notes
Evolutionarily related to the so-called Pfiesteria-like species (Leblond et al., 2006). - (13 Oct 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Havelsee bei Moorlake, near Berlin (Silva 1996-to date). Neotype: Fig. 9. Figs 8, 10 and 11 complement Fig. 9: (Craveiro et al. 2016 '2017': 32, 33).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Craveiro, S.C., Daugbjerg, N., Moestrup, Ø; & Calado, A.J. (2016). Studies on Peridinium aciculiferum and Peridinium malmogiense (=Scrippsiella hangoei): comparison with Chimonodinium lomnickii and description of Apocalathium gen. nov. (Dinophyceae). Phycologia 56(1): 21-35, 54 fig.

Key references
Carty, S. (2014). Freshwater dinoflagellates of North America. pp. [i]-viii, [2], [1]-260, 153 figs. Ithaca & London: Comstock Publishing Associates. A division of Cornell University Press.

Dillard, G.E. (2007). Freshwater algae of the southeastern United States Part 8. Chrysophyceae, Xanthophyceae, Cryptophyceae and Dinophyceae. Bibliotheca Phycologica 112: [i-vi], 1-127, 22 pls.

Hansen, G. & Flaim, G. (2007). Dinoflagellates of the Trentino Province, Italy. Journal of Limnology 66: 107-141.

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]

Krakhmalny, A.F. [Krachmalny, A.F.] (2011). Dinophyta of Ukraine (illustrated book for identification). Ed by P.M.Tsarenko. pp. [1]-442, 32 figs, 117 pls. Kiev: Alterpres. [in Russian]

Leblond, J.D., Anderson, B., Kofink, D., Logares, R., Rengefors, K. & Kremp, A. (2006). Fatty acid and sterol composition of two evolutionarily closely related dinoflagellate morphospecies from cold Scandinavian brackish and freshwaters. European Journal of Phycology 41(3): 303-311.

Popovsky, J. & Pfiester, L.A. (1990). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Vol. 6. Dinophyceae (Dinoflagellida). pp. 1-272. Jena & Stuttgart: 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..

Schilling, A.J. (1913). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz. Heft 3. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. [1]-iv, 1-66. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 August 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Craveiro, S.C., Daugbjerg, N., Moestrup, Ø; & Calado, A.J. (2016). Studies on Peridinium aciculiferum and Peridinium malmogiense (=Scrippsiella hangoei): comparison with Chimonodinium lomnickii and description of Apocalathium gen. nov. (Dinophyceae). Phycologia 56(1): 21-35, 54 fig.
Rengefors, K. & Legrand, C. (2007). Broad allelopathic activity in Peridinium aciculiferum (Dinophyceae). European Journal of Phycology 42(4): 341-349.

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