Diplopsalopsis orbicularis (Paulsen) Meunier 1910
Diplopsalopsis orbicularis (Paulsen) Meunier 1910: 46, pl. 3: figs 14-17
Published in: Meunier, A. (1910). Microplancton des Mers de Barents et de Kara. Duc d'Orleans Campagne Arctique de 1907. pp. 1-355, pls I-XXXVII [Atlas]. Bruxelles: Imprimerie Scientifique Charles Bulens, Éditeur.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Diplopsalopsis.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Peridinium orbiculare Paulsen
Syntype localities: "I have seen this species repeatedly in single specimens in the Danish waters and in Valencia harbour (Ireland). Besides, I have seen figures by VAN BREEMEN, representing specimens from the southwestern North Sea."; (Paulsen 1907: 12) Notes: The Valencia Harbour specimens are those in the figure.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), orbicular (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 21 August 2002 by Olivia Fitzgerald.
Last updated: 03 September 2018
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 03 September 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 March 2023