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Peridinium foliaceum Biecheler

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Peridiniales
Family Peridiniaceae
Genus Peridinium


Publication details
Peridinium foliaceum Biecheler 1952: 78, figs. 47-49

Published in: Biecheler, B. (1952). Recherches sur les Péridiniens. Bulletin Biologique de France et de Belgique Suppl. 36: vi + 149.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Peridinium is Peridinium cinctum (O.F.Müller) Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Glenodinium foliaceum F.Stein

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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

Created: 23 September 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Chesnick, J.M., Morden, C.W. & Schmieg, A.M. (1996). Identity of the endosymbiont of Peridinium foliaceum (Pyrrophyta): analysis of the rbcLS operon. Journal of Phycology 32: 850-857, 3 figs, 1 table.
Eschbach, S., Speth, V., Hansmann, P. & Sitte, P. (1990). Freeze-fracture study of the single membrane between host cell and endocytobiont in the dinoflagellates Glenodinium foliaceum and Peridinium balticum. Journal of Phycology 26: 324-328, 4 figs, 1 table.
Jeffrey, S.W. & Vesk, M. (1976). Further evidence for a membrane-bound endosymbiont within the dinoflagellate Peridinium foliaceum. Journal of Phycology 12: 450-455, 5 figs.
Jenks, A. & Gibbs, S.P. (2000). Immunolocalization and distribution of form II Rubisco in the pyrenoid and chloroplast stroma of Amphidinium carterae and form I Rubisco in the symbiont-derived plastids of Peridinium foliaceum (Dinophyceae). Journal of Phycology 36: 127-138.
Morris, R.L., Fuller, C.B. & Rizzo, P.J. (1993). Nuclear basic proteins from the binucleate dinoflagellate Peridinium foliaceum (Pyrrophyta). Journal of Phycology 29: 342 -347, 6 figs, 1 table.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 September 2019.

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