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Peridinium faeroense Paulsen 1905

Classification:
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 faeroense Paulsen 1905: 5, fig. 5 a-c (as 'faeroënse' )

Published in: Paulsen, O. (1905). On some Peridineae and plankton-diatoms. Meddeleser fra Kommissionen for Havundersøgleser Serie: Plankton 1(3): 1-7, 10 figs.
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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 Scrippsiella acuminata (Ehrenberg) Kretschmann, Elbrächter, Zinssmeister, S.Soehner, Kirsch, Kusber & Gottschling

Type information
Type locality: "Transgisvaag Fjord in Suderö (Faeröes), May 19th" (Paulsen 1905: 5).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
According to Dodge (1982) the currently accepted name for Peridinium faeroense is Scrippsella faeroeense (Paulsen) Balech & Soares.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.

Key references
Dale, B. (1977). New observations on Peridinium faeroense Paulsen (1905), and classification of small orthoperidinioid dinoflagellates. British Phycological Journal 12(3): 241-253, 35 figs, 2 tables.

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

Janofske, D. (2000). Scrippsiella trochoidea and Scrippsiella regalis nov. comb. (Peridiniales, Dinophyceae): a comparison. Journal of Phycology 36: 178-189.

Created: 26 September 2002 by Elizabeth Moran

Verified by: 21 June 2021 by M.D. Guiry

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

Dale, B. (1977). New observations on Peridinium faeroense Paulsen (1905), and classification of small orthoperidinioid dinoflagellates. British Phycological Journal 12(3): 241-253, 35 figs, 2 tables.
Fine, K.E. & Loeblich, A.R. (1976). Similarity of the dinoflagellates Peridinium trochoideum, P. faeroense and Scripsiella sweeneyae as determined by chromosome numbers, cell division studies and scanning electron microscopy. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 89: 275-288.

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