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Protoperidinium pellucidum Bergh

Publication details
Protoperidinium pellucidum Bergh 1881: 227, figs 46-48

Published in: Bergh, R.S. (1881). Der organismus der Cilioflagellaten. Eine phylogenetische studie. Morphologisches Jahrbuch 7: 177-288.
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Protoperidinium.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pellucid, translucent but not hyaline (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Peridinium pellucidum (Bergh) Schütt 1895

Taxonomic notes
Dodge (1982: 167) notes this species is of the sub-genus Protoperidinium, group Paraperidinium

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Denmark: Strib (isl. Fyen) (: 227).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Protoperidinium pellucidum Bergh)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Vilicic, Marasovic & Miokovic 2002), Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Black Sea (Goméz & Boicenco 2004, BSPC Editorial Board 2014, Krakhmalnyi et al. 2018), Britain (Parke & Dixon 1976, Dodge 1981), Croatia (Vilicic et al. 2009), France (Anon. 2017), France (Breizh) (Guilloux et al. 2013), Greece (Ignatiades 2012), Helgoland (Hoppenrath 2004, Hoppenrath 2004), Ireland (Gribble & Anderson 2006), Mediterranean (Gómez 2003), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Portugal (Moita & Vilarinho 1999), Romania (Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017), Scandinavia (Karlason et al. 2018), Turkey (Europe) (Balkis 2004).

Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, Anon. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014).

North America: Mexico (Caribbean) (Merino-Virgilio et al. 2013), Mexico (Pacific) (Okolodkov & Gárate Lizárraga 2006), Virginia (VA) (Makinen & Moisan 2012 ).

Central America: Belize (Faust, 2003 ).

South America: Colombia (Lozano-Duque, Vidal & Navas S 2011).

Africa: Egypt (Red Sea) (Abbass, Madkour & Abu-El-Regal 2018).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed et al. 2009), Kuwait (Al-Kandari, Al-Yamani & Al-Rifaie 2009), Lebanon (Lakkis 2013).

Asia: China (Liu 2008), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014, Shevchenko et al. 2019).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (McCarthy 2013), New Zealand (Chang et al. 2012).

World: World (Gómez 2005, Gómez 2012).

(as Peridinium pellucidum (Bergh) Schütt)
Europe: Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Romania (Caraus 2002).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Taylor 1974).

Key references
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.

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

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.

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

Sournia, A. (1986). Atlas du phytoplancton marin. Volume I: Cyanophycées, Dictyophycées, Dinophycées, Raphidophycées. pp. [1]-219. Paris: Éditions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 15, quai Anatole France - 75700 Paris.

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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