Protoperidinium divergens (Ehrenberg) Balech 1974

Protoperidinium divergens (Ehrenberg) Balech

Current name: Protoperidinium divergens (Ehrenberg) Balech
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Publication Details
Protoperidinium divergens (Ehrenberg) Balech 1974: 60

Published in: Balech, E. (1974). El género "Protoperidinium" Bergh, 1881 ("Peridinium" Ehrenberg, 1831, partim). Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia" e Instituto Nacional de Investigación de las Ciencias Naturales: Hidrobiología 4(1): 1-79, 31 figures.

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Publication date: June 1974

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.

Peridinium divergens Ehrenberg

Type Information
Type locality: Baltic Sea; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Participle B (Latin), divergent, going different ways (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 14 February 2024

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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 14 February 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 20 April 2024

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