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Protoperidinium brevipes (Paulsen) Balech 1974

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Peridiniales
Family Protoperidiniaceae
Genus Protoperidinium

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Protoperidinium brevipes (Paulsen) Balech
P. brevipes on right, with P. bipes on left. © Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Protoperidinium brevipes (Paulsen) Balech P. brevipes on right, with P. bipes on left
© Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Protoperidinium brevipes (Paulsen) Balech 1974: 60

Published in: Balech, E. (1974). El genero "Protoperidinium" Bergh, 1881 ("Peridinium" Ehrenberg, 1831, partim). Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia" Instituto Nacional de Investigación de las Ciencias Naturales, Hidrobiologia 4(1): 1-79.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Protoperidinium is Protoperidinium pellucidum Bergh.

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

Basionym
Peridinium brevipes Paulsen

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), short-footed.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Peridinium brevipes Paulsen 1908

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Peridinium varicans Paulsen 1911
Protoperidinium varicans Paulsen 1911
Peridinium incurvum Lindemann 1924

Taxonomic notes
Dodge (1982: 167) notes this species is of the sub-genus Protoperidinium, group Metaperidinium and section Humilia

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

Dodge, J.D. (1985). Atlas of dinoflagellates. A scanning electron microscope survey. pp. [i]-vii, [1]-119. Farrand Press.

Krakhmalny, A.F. [Krachmalny, A.F.] (2011). Dinophyta of Ukraine (illustrated book for identification). pp. [1]-442, 32 figs, 117 pls. Kiev: Alterpres. [in Russian]

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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