Peridinium crassipes Kofoid 1907

Protoperidinium crassipes (Kofoid) Balech

Current name: Protoperidinium crassipes (Kofoid) BalechRobin Raine (

Publication Details
Peridinium crassipes Kofoid 1907: 309, pl. 31: figs 46, 47

Published in: Kofoid, C.A. (1907). Dinoflagellates of the San Diego region. III. Description of new species. University of California Publications in Zoology 3: 299-340, 33 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 crassipes (Kofoid) Balech.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 30 September 2002 by Elizabeth Moran.

Last updated: 21 August 2018

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