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Peridinium minutum Kofoid

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 minutum Kofoid
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Publication details
Peridinium minutum Kofoid 1907: 310, pl. 31: figs 42-45

Published in: Kofoid, C.A. (1907). Dinoflagellates of the San Diego region. III. Description of new species. University of California Publications in Zoology 3: 299-340.

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 Archaeperidinium minutum (Kofoid) Jørgensen

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small, minute (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: San Pedro Harbor, California, U.S.A. (Silva 1996-to date).

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Source of current name
Jörgensen, E. (1912). Bericht über die von der schwedischen Hydrographisch-Biologischen Kommission in den schwedischen Gewässern in den Jahren 1909-1910 eingesammelten Planktonproben. Svenska Hydrografisk-Biologiska Kommissionens Skrifter 4: 1-20.

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

Okolodkov, Y.B. (2005). Protoperidinium Bergh (Dinoflagellata) in the southeastern Mexian Pacific Ocean: part I. Botanica Marina 48: 284-296.

Schiller, J. (1935). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. X. Band, 3. Abt. 2 Teil. ( Eds), pp. 1-320. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H..

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

Created: 26 September 2002 by Elizabeth Moran

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