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Peridinium thorianum 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 thorianum Paulsen 1905: 3, fig. 1 a, b (as 'Peridinium (Euperidinium) Thorianum' )

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 Protoperidinium thorianum (Paulsen) Balech

Type information
Syntype localities: Faeroes and Iceland (Paulsen 1905: 3).

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

Nomenclatural notes
"It is named after the "Thor", the sea-investigation steamer of the Danish State. - (26 Jun 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

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: 26 September 2002 by Elizabeth Moran

Verified by: 26 June 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2021.

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