Peridinium balticum (Levander) Lemmermann
Peridinium balticum (Levander) Lemmermann 1900: 120
Published in: Lemmermann E. (1900). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der planktonalgen VIII Peridiniales aquae dulcis et submarinae. Hedwigia 39: 115-121.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Durinskia dybowskii (Woloszynska) Carty
Glenodinium balticum Levander
Type locality: Finland: near Helsingfors (Silva 1996-to date).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Baltic Sea.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
(Levander) Lemmermann 1910: 657 (INA). - (7 Jun 2012) - Wendy Guiry
Carty & Cox (1986: 200) note that P. balticum has been reported from marine environments and an inland saline lake as well as from freshwater habitats. - (20 Apr 2012) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine/freshwater species.
Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.
Popovsky, J. & Pfiester, L.A. (1990). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Vol. 6. Dinophyceae (Dinoflagellida). pp. 1-272. Jena & Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.
Created: 07 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 December 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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Chesnick, J.M. & Cox, E.R. (1986). Specialization of endoplasmic reticulum architecture in response to a bacterial symbiosis in Peridinium balticum (Pyrrhophyta). Journal of Phycology 22: 291-298.
Eschbach, S., Speth, V., Hansmann, P. & Sitte, P. (1990). Freeze-fracture study of the single membrane between host cell and endocytobiont in the dinoflagellates Glenodinium foliaceum and Peridinium balticum. Journal of Phycology 26: 324-328, 4 figs, 1 table.
Tomas, R.N. & Cox, E.R. (1973). Observations on the symbiosis of Peridinium balticum and its intracellular alga. I. Ultrastructure. Journal of Phycology 9: 304-323.
Tonas, R.N., Cox, E.R. & Steidinger, K.A. (1973). Peridinium balticum (Levander) Lemmermann an unusual dinoflagellate with a mesocaryotic and a eucaryotic nucleus. Journal of Phycology 9: 91-98.
Withers, N.W., Cox, E.R., Tomas, R. & Haxo, F.T. (1977). Pigments of dinoflagellate Peridinium balticum and its photosynthetic endosymbiont. Journal of Phycology 13: 354-358, 4 tables.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 February 2020.