Peridinium conicum (Gran) Ostenfeld & Schmidt 1901

Protoperidinium conicum (Gran) Balech

Current name: Protoperidinium conicum (Gran) Balech
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, 400x, DIC - 14 June 2009. Karl Bruun (

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.

Peridinium divergens var. conicum Gran

Type Information
Type locality: coast of Norway; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), cone-shaped.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 27 September 2002 by Elizabeth Moran.

Last updated: 19 January 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 January 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 21 May 2024

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