Peridiniopsis Lemmermann, 1904
Holotype species: Peridiniopsis borgei Lemmermann
Original publication and holotype designation: Lemmermann, E. (1904). Das Plankton schwedischer Gewässer. Arkiv för Botanik 2(2): 1-209.
Description: Distinguished from other peridinioids with 5–6 cingular plates by having 0–1 anterior intercalary plates. General range of plate formulae: po, x, 3–5', 0–1a, 6–7'', 6c, 4–6s, 5''', 2''''.
Information contributed by: Moestrup & Calado (2018). The most recent alteration to this page was made on 2021-12-31 by M.D. Guiry.
Taxonomic status: This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Gottschling, M., Kretschmann, J. & Zerdoner Calasan, A. (2017). Description of Peridiniopsidaceae, fam. nov. (Peridiniales, Dinophyceae). Phytotaxa 299(2): 293-296.
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Some of the descriptions included in AlgaeBase were originally from the unpublished Encyclopedia of Algal Genera, organised in the 1990s by Dr Bruce Parker on behalf of the Phycological Society of America (PSA) and intended to be published in CD format. These AlgaeBase descriptions are now being continually updated, and each current contributor is identified above. The PSA and AlgaeBase warmly acknowledge the generosity of all past and present contributors and particularly the work of Dr Parker.
Descriptions of chrysophyte genera were subsequently published in J. Kristiansen & H.R. Preisig (eds.). 2001. Encyclopedia of Chrysophyte Genera. Bibliotheca Phycologica 110: 1-260.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 December 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 March 2023