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Peridinium rotundatum T.H.Abé 1936

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 rotundatum T.H.Abé 1936: 665, figs 16-21 (as 'rotundata' )

Published in: Abé, T.H. (1936). Report of the biological survey of Mutsu Bay. 29. Notes on the Protozoan fauna of Mutsu Bay. II. Genus Peridinium: Subgenus Archaeperidinium. Science Reports of the Research Institutes, Tohoku University, Series 4 10(4): 639-686.
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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 abei var. rotundatum (T.H.Abé) F.J.R.Taylor

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), almost circular, with length breadth ratio of about 6 to 5 (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Verified by: 25 May 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 October 2021.

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