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Protoperidinium divaricatum (Meunier) Parke & J.D.Dodge

Publication details
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.
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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.

Basionym
Peridinium divaricatum Meunier

Type information
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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Peridinium divaricatum Meunier 1919

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Peridinium gainii P.A.Dangeard 1927
Peridinium leonis f. gainii (P.A.Dangeard) J.Schiller 1935
Protoperidinium gainii (P.A.Dangeard) Balech 1974

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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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