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Protoperidinium oblongum (Aurivillius) Parke & Dodge 1976

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 oblongum (Aurivillius) Parke & Dodge
Cyst.. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).


Publication details
Protoperidinium oblongum (Aurivillius) Parke & Dodge in Parke & P.S.Dixon 1976: 545

Published in: Parke, M. & Dixon, P.S. (1976). Check-list of British marine algae - third revision. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 56: 527-594.
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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.

Peridinium divergens var. oblongum Aurivillius

Type information
Type locality: Skagerak (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), oblong (Stearn 1985).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Peridinium divergens var. oblongum Aurivillius 1898
Peridinium oblongum (Aurivillius) Cleve 1900
Peridinium oceanicum var. oblongum (Aurivillius) Paulsen 1908
Peridinium oceanicum f. oblongum (Aurivillius) Broch 1910

Nomenclatural notes
Paleontological name: Votadinium calvum P.C. Reid (Balkis et al., 2016). - (14 Jun 2016) - Wendy Guiry

Taxonomic notes
Dodge (1982: 166) notes this species is of the sub-genus Protoperidinium, group Orthoperidinium and section Oceania

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.

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

Gribble, K.E. & Anderson, D.M. (2006). Molecular phylogeny of the heterotrophic dinoflagellates, Photoperidinium, Diplopsalis and Preperidinium (Dinophyceae), inferred from large subunit rDNA. Journal of Phycology 42: 1081-1095.

Gribble, K.E. & Anderson, D.M. (2007). High intraindividual, intraspecific, and interspecific variability in large subunit ribosomal DNA in the heterotrophic dinoflagellates Protoperidinium, Diplopsalis, and Preperidinium (Dinophyceae). Phycologia 46(3): 315-324, 4 figs, 4 tables.

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

Created: 07 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 29 August 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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Sarai, C., Yamaguichi, A., Kawami, H. & Matsuoka, K. (2013). Two new species formally [sic, meaning formerly] attributed to Protoperidinium oblongum (Aurivillius) Park et Dodge (Peridiniales, Dinophyceae): Evidence from cyst incubation experiments. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 192: 103-118.

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