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Peridinium balticum (Levander) Lemmermann

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 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.
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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 Durinskia dybowskii (Woloszynska) Carty

Glenodinium balticum Levander

Type information
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.

Nomenclatural notes
(Levander) Lemmermann 1910: 657 (INA). - (7 Jun 2012) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
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

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

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Key references
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.

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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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