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Peridinium gatunense Nygaard

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 gatunense Nygaard in Ostenfeld & Nygaard 1925: 206

Published in: Ostenfeld, C.H. & Nygaard, G. (1925). On the phytoplankton of the Gatun lake, Panama Canal. Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 4(10): 1-16.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Peridinium is Peridinium cinctum (O.F.Müller) Ehrenberg.

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

Named for Gatun lake, Panama Canal.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Peridinium cinctum var. gatunense (Nygaard) Nygaard 1932

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Peridinium tabulatum var. zonatum Playfair 1912
Peridinium cinctum var. gibbosum M.Lefèvre 1927

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Hansen, G. & Flaim, G. (2007). Dinoflagellates of the Trentino Province, Italy. Journal of Limnology 66: 107-141.

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Krakhmalny, A.F. [Krachmalny, A.F.] (2011). Dinophyta of Ukraine (illustrated book for identification). Ed by P.M.Tsarenko. pp. [1]-442, 32 figs, 117 pls. Kiev: Alterpres. [in Russian]

Moestrup, Ø. & Calado, A.J. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater Flora of Central Europe, Volume 6: Dinophyceae. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-560, 421 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

Popovsky, J. & Pfiester, L.A. (1990). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Vol. 6. Dinophyceae (Dinoflagellida). pp. 1-272. Jena & Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

Schiller, J. (1935). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. X. Band, 3. Abt. 2 Teil. ( Eds), pp. 1-320. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H..

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Verified by: 22 October 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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Berman-Frank, I., Kaplan, A., Zohary, T. & Dubinsky, Z. (1995). Carbonic anhydrase activity in the bloom-forming dinoflagellate Peridinium gatunense. Journal of Phycology 31: 906-913, 7 figs, 2 tables.
Butow, B., Wynne, D. & Tel-Or, E. (1994). Response of catalase activity to environmental stress in the freshwater dinoflagellate Peridinium gatunense. Journal of Phycology 30: 17-22, 9 figs, 1 table.
Butow, B.J., Wynne, D. & Tel-Or, E. (1997). Antioxidative protection of Peridinium gatunense in Lake Kinneret: seasonal and daily variation. Journal of Phycology 33: 780-786, 5 figs, 1 table.
Hickel, B. & Pollingher, U. (1988). Identification of the bloom-forming Peridinium from Lake Kinneret (Israel) as P. gatunense (Dinophyceae). British Phycological Journal 23: 115-119, 17 figs.
Häder, D.P. & Liu, S.M. (1990). Effects of artificial and solar UV-B radiation on the gravitactic orientation of the dinoflagellate, Peridinium gatunense. FEMS Microbiol Ecol 73(4): 331-338.
Krakhmalnyi, A.F., Wasser, S.P., Nevo, E. & Kapitanchuk, L.M. (2014). New variety Peridinium gatunense Nygaard var. kinnereta Krakhmalnyi (Dinophyta) from lake Kinneret (Israel). Algologia 24(2): 227-233, pl. [= 6 fig.].
Lindstrom, K. (1991). Nutrient requirements of the dinoflagellate Peridinium gatunense. Journal of Phycology 27: 207-219.
Oda, A.C.R. & Bicudo, C.E.M. (2006). Ecology of Peridinium gatunense and Peridinium umbonatum (Dinophyceae) in a shallow, tropical, oligotrophic reservoir (IAG Pond), São Paulo, southeast Brazil. Acta Limnol. Brasil. 18(2): 165-180, 12 fig., 8 tables.
Pfiester, L.A. (1977). Sexual reproduction of Peridinium gatunense (Dinophyceae). Journal of Phycology 13: 92-95.

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