Peridinium cerasus Paulsen 1907

Protoperidinium cerasus (Paulsen) Balech

Protoperidinium cerasus (Paulsen) BalechRobin Raine (

Publication Details
Peridinium cerasus Paulsen 1907: 12, fig. 12 a-g

Published in: Paulsen O. (1907). The Peridiniales of the Danish waters. Meddelelser fra Kommissionen for Havundersøgelser Serie: Plankton 1(5): 1-26, 33 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 cerasus (Paulsen) Balech.

Type Information
Syntype localities: southern North Sea; Iceland; (Paulsen 1907: 12) Notes: Specimens illustrated are from Southern North Sea.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 30 September 2002 by Elizabeth Moran.

Last updated: 26 June 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 June 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 26 September 2022

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