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Peridinium excentricum Paulsen 1907

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

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Peridinium excentricum Paulsen
Ventral view. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Protoperidinium excentricum (Paulsen) Balech Ventral view
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Peridinium excentricum Paulsen 1907: 14, fig. 17 a-f

Published in: Paulsen O. (1907). The Peridiniales of the Danish waters. Meddelelser fra Kommissionen for Havundersøgelser Serie: Plankton 1(5): 1-26, 33 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 Protoperidinium excentricum (Paulsen) Balech

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Source of current name
Balech, E. (1974). El genero "Protoperidinium" Bergh, 1881 ("Peridinium" Ehrenberg, 1831, partim). Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia" Instituto Nacional de Investigación de las Ciencias Naturales, Hidrobiologia 4(1): 1-79.

Key references
Abé, T.H. (1936). Report of the biological survey of Mutsu Bay. 29. Notes on the Protozoan fauna of Mutsu Bay. II. Genus Peridinium: Subgenus Archaeperidinium. Science Reports of the Research Institutes, Tohoku University, Series 4 10(4): 639-686.

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