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Perkinsus marinus (Mackin, H.M.Owen & Collier) Levine 1978

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Perkinsozoa
Class Perkinsea
Order Perkinsida
Family Perkinsidae
Genus Perkinsus


Publication details
Perkinsus marinus (Mackin, H.M.Owen & Collier) Levine 1978

Published in: Levine, N.D. (1978). Perkinsus gen. n. and other new taxa in the protozoan phylum Apicomplexa. Journal of Parasitology 64: 549 only.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Perkinsus.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Dermocystidium marinum Mackin, H.M.Owen & Collier

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing in the sea (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Dermocystidium marinum Mackin, H.M.Owen & Collier 1950

General environment
This is a marine species.

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.

Key references
Hoppenrath, M., Selina, M., Yamaguchi, A. & Leander, B. (2012). Morphology and molecular phylogeny of Amphidiniopsis rotundata sp. nov. (Peridiniales, Dinophyceae), a benthic marine dinoflagellate. Phycologia 51(2): 157-167.

Saburova, M. & Chomérat, N. (2014). Ailadinium reticulatum gen. et sp. nov. (Dinophyceae), a new thecate, marine, sand-dwelling dinoflagellate from the northern Red Sea. Journal of Phycology 50(6): 1120-1136.

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