Peridinium stellatum D.Wall
Peridinium stellatum D.Wall in D.Wall & Dale 1968: 275, pl. 2: figs 13-15; pl. 3: figs 16-21
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Protoperidinium stellatum (D.Wall) M.Head
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), stellate, with narrow divisions radiating from the center like the rays of a star (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Stelladinium stellatum (Wall) Reid 1977 (INA). - (14 Jun 2016) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Holotype locality: Woods Hole, Massachusetts (Silva 1996-to date). Holotype: March 1966; (Silva 1996-to date
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.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 June 2016 by Wendy Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 December 2019.