Peridinium tenuissimum Kofoid 1907

Publication Details
Peridinium tenuissimum Kofoid 1907: 176, pl. 5: fig. 34

Published in: Kofoid, C.A. (1907). Reports on the scientific results of the expedition to the Eastern Tropical Pacific, in charge of Alexander Agassiz, by the U.S. Fish Commission Steamer "Albatross" from October 1904 to March 1905, Lieut. Commander L.M. Garrett, U.S.N., Commanding. IX. New species of dinoflagellates. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 50: 161-207.

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 tenuissimum (Kofoid) Balech.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), very fine (Lewis & Short 1890).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 21 August 2018

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