Peridinium oblongum (Aurivillius) Cleve 1900

Protoperidinium oblongum (Aurivillius) Parke & Dodge

Current name: Protoperidinium oblongum (Aurivillius) Parke & Dodge
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Publication Details
Peridinium oblongum (Aurivillius) Cleve 1900: 20

Published in: Cleve, P.T. (1900). Notes on some Atlantic plankton-organisms. Kongl. Svenska Vetenskaps Academiens Handlingar 34(1): 1-22, 8 pls.

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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 oblongum (Aurivillius) Parke & Dodge.

Peridinium divergens var. oblongum Aurivillius

Type Information
Type locality: Skagerak; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), oblong (Stearn 1973).

Created: 27 September 2002 by Elizabeth Moran.

Last updated: 17 December 2010

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 December 2010. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 28 May 2023

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