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Peridinium brevipes Paulsen 1908

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 brevipes Paulsen
P. brevipes on right, with P. bipes on left. © Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Protoperidinium brevipes (Paulsen) Balech P. brevipes on right, with P. bipes on left
© Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Peridinium brevipes Paulsen 1908: 108, fig. 151

Published in: Paulsen, O. (1908). XVIII. Peridiniales. In: Nordisches Plankton. (Brandt, K. & Apstein, C. Eds), pp. 1-124. Keil und Leipzig: Verlag von Lepsius & Tischer.
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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 brevipes (Paulsen) Balech

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), short-footed.

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

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.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

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..

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