Peridinium pacificum Kofoid & J.R.Michener
Peridinium pacificum Kofoid & J.R.Michener 1911: 283, no fig. (as 'pacifica' )
Published in: Kofoid, C.A. & Michener, J.R. (1911). 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. XXII. New Genera and species of dinoflagellates. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 54(7): 265-302.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Protoperidinium pacificum (Kofoid & J.R.Michener) F.J.R.Taylor & Balech
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
Balech, E. (1988). Los Dinoflagelados del Atlantico Sudoccidental. Publicaciones Especiales Instituto Espanol de Oceanografia 1: 1-310, incl. 88 pls.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 September 2018 by M.D. 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 07 December 2019.