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Peridiniella catenata (Levander) Balech 1977

Publication details
Peridiniella catenata (Levander) Balech 1977: 133

Published in: Balech, E. (1977). Cuatro especies de Gonyaulax sensu lato, y consideraciones sobre el género (Dinoflagellata). Rev. Mus. Arg. Cs. Nat. "B. Rivadavia", Hidrobiol. 5(6): 115-143.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Peridiniella is Peridiniella sphaeroidea Kofoid & J.R.Michener.

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

Peridinium catenatum Levander

Type information
Type locality: Gulf of Finland near Sveaborg (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), chained, chain-like (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Peridinium catenatum Levander 1894
Amylax catenata (Levander) Meunier 1910
Gonyaulax catenata (Levander) Kofoid 1911

Taxonomic notes
According to Daugbjerg et al. (2000: 314), P. catenata does not belong in the Gonyaulacales. - (24 Sep 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.

Daugbjerg, N., Hansen, G., Larsen, J. & Moestrup, Ø. (2000). Phylogeny of some of the major genera of dinoflagellates based on ultrastructure and partial LSU rDNA sequence data, including the erection of three new genera of unarmoured dinoflagellates. Phycologia 39: 302-317.

Kremp, A. (2000). Morphology and germination pattern of the resting cyst of Peridiniella catenata (Dinophyceae) from the Baltic Sea. Phycologia 39: 183-186.

Lindberg, K., Moestrup, Ø & Daugbjerg, N. (2005). Studies on woloszynskioid dinoflagellates I: Woloszynskia coronata re-examined using light and electron microscopy and partial LSU rDNA sequences, with description of Tovellia gen. nov. and Jadwigia gen. nov. (Tovelliaceae fam. nov.). Phycologia 44: 416-440.

Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.

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Hansen, G. & Moestrup, Ø. (1998). Light and electron microscopical observations on Peridiniella catenata (Dinophyceae). European Journal of Phycology 33: 293-305, 37 figs.
Kremp, A. (2000). Morphology and germination pattern of the resting cyst of Peridiniella catenata (Dinophyceae) from the Baltic Sea. Phycologia 39: 183-186.
Okolodkov, Y.B. (1999). An ice-bound planktonic dinoflagellate Peridiniella catenata (Levander) Balech: morphology, ecology and distribution. Botanica Marina 42: 333-341, 20 figs, 2 tables.

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