Peridinium globulus F.Stein 1883

Publication Details
Peridinium globulus F.Stein 1883: pl. IX [9]: figs 5-8

Published in: Stein, F. (1883). Die naturgeschichte der arthrodelen Flagellaten. In: Der Organismus der Infusionstiere. III. Pt. 2. ( Eds), pp. 1-30. Leipzig:

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 quarnerense (B.Schröder) Balech.

Type Information
Type locality: Mediterranean; Atlantic Ocean; Südsee; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), a little ball, globule (Stearn 1973).

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 01 October 2022

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