Protoperidinium divaricatum (Meunier) & J.D.Dodge
Protoperidinium divaricatum (Meunier) Parke & J.D.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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Peridinium divaricatum Meunier
Type locality: S. North Sea near West-Hinder (Silva 1996-to date).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), divaricate, spreading at a wide angle (Stearn 1973).
Peridinium divaricatum Meunier 1919
Peridinium gainii P.A.Dangeard 1927
Peridinium leonis f. gainii (P.A.Dangeard) J.Schiller 1935
Protoperidinium gainii (P.A.Dangeard) Balech 1974
This is a marine species.
Gómez, F. (2005). A list of free-living dinoflagellate species in the world's oceans. Acta Botanica Croatica 64: 129-212.
Gu, H., Liu, T. & Mertens, K.N. (2015). Cyst-theca relationship and phylogenetic positions of Protoperidinium (Peridiniales, Dinophyceae) species of the sections Conica and Tabulata, with description of Protoperidinium shanghaiense sp. nov.. Phycologia 54(1): 49-66, 75 fig., 3 tables.
Odebrecht, C. (2010). Dinophyceae. In: Catálogo de plantas e fungos do Brasil. Vol. 1. (Forzza, R.C. Eds), pp. 366-383. Rio de Janeiro: Andrea Jakobsson Estúdio; Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.
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