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Peridinium subsalsum Ostenfeld

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 subsalsum Ostenfeld 1908: 166, pl. V [5]: figs 50-53

Published in: Ostenfeld, C.H. (1908). The phytoplankton of the Aral Sea and its affluents with an enumeration of the algae observed. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Aralsee-Expedition. St. Petersburg 8: 123-225, 3 figs, 3 pls.

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 Bysmatrum subsalsum (Ostenfeld) M.A.Faust & K.A.Steidinger

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Peridinium tabulatum f. brasiliana Möbius 1892

Habitat notes
Marine and estuarine (Faust & Steidinger, 1998). - (9 Mar 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Russia: Nicolaus Island, Aral Sea (Silva 1996-to date). Type: 26.viii.1901; (Silva 1996-to date Notes: Epitype: Fig.1 (Faust & Steidinger,1998), collected by M.A. Faust. Sample no. 454-91, The Lair, Twin Cays, Belize, preserved in glutaraldehyde, in Dept. of Bot., NMNH, Smithsonian Inst. Isotype: Fig. 4 (SEM-000013) (Faust & Steidinger, 1998).

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Source of current name
Faust, M.A. & Steidinger, K.A. (1998). Bysmatrum gen. nov. (Dinophyceae) and three new combinations for benthic scrippsielloid species. Phycologia 37: 47-52, 4 figs, 1 table.

Key references
Balech, E. (1964). Tercera contribución al conocimiento del género Peridinium. Rev. Mus. Arg. Cs. Nat. "B. Rivadavia", Hidrobiol. 1(6): 179-195, 3 pls.

Carty, S. (2014). Freshwater dinoflagellates of North America. pp. [i]-viii, [2], [1]-260, 153 figs. Ithaca & London: Comstock Publishing Associates. A division of Cornell University Press.

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]

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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