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Peridinium truncum T.H.Abé

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 truncum T.H.Abé 1936: 42m, figs 38-42 (as 'truncus' )

Published in: Abé, T.H. (1936). Report of the biological survey of Mutsu Bay. 30. Notes on the Protozoan fauna of Mutsu Bay. II. Genus Peridinium: Subgenus Protoperidinium. Science Reports of the Research Institutes, Tohoku University, Series 4 11(1): 19-48.

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 truncum (T.H.Abé) Balech

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), maimed, mangled, mutilated.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Balech (1974: 63) writes that in the epithet there is no evidence that Abé wished to use the adjective rather than the noun and corrected it to truncum. - (27 Aug 2018) - M.D. Guiry

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.

Source of current name
Frémy, P. (1935). Trois Cyanophycées nouvelles de l'Afrique de Nord. Bulletin de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle d'Afrique du Nord 26: 89-101.

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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 14 December 2019.

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