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Peridinium conicum (Gran) Ostenfeld & Schmidt 1901

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 conicum (Gran) Ostenfeld & Schmidt
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, 400x, DIC, Palmer-Maloney. 13 Apr 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Peridinium conicum (Gran) Ostenfeld & Schmidt
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, 400x, DIC. 25 Jun 2011. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Peridinium conicum (Gran) Ostenfeld & Schmidt
Poulsbo, Washington, USA; Liberty Bay Marina, 200x, phase contrast. 31 May 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Peridinium conicum (Gran) Ostenfeld & Schmidt
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, 400x, DIC. 14 Jun 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Peridinium conicum (Gran) Ostenfeld & Schmidt
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, 400x, DIC. 14 Jun 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Protoperidinium conicum (Gran) Balech Poulsbo, Washington, USA; Liberty Bay Marina, 200x, phase contrast
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Peridinium conicum (Gran) Ostenfeld & Schmidt 1901: 174

Published in: Ostenfeld, C.H. & Schmidt, J. (1902). Plankton fra det Røde Hav og Adenbugten (Plankton from the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden.). Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk Naturhistorisk Forening 1901: 141-182.
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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 conicum (Gran) Balech

Basionym
Peridinium divergens var. conica Gran

Type information
Type locality: coast of Norway (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cone-shaped.

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

Nomenclatural notes
1901: 174 (INA). - (27 Mar 2015) - Wendy Guiry

Taxonomic notes
Okolodkov (2005: 286) cites Peridinium conicum Gran 1902: 189, fig. 14) as the basionym of Protoperidinium conicum (Gran) Balech, 1974. - (2 Oct 2006) - Wendy 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
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

Gran, H.H. (1902). Das Plankton des Norwegischen Nordmeeres von biologischen und hydrographischen Gesichtspunkten behandelt. Reports of the Norwegian Fisheries and Marine Investigations 2(2, No. 5): 1-222.

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..

Created: 27 September 2002 by Elizabeth Moran

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