Peridinium pyriforme Paulsen 1907
Peridinium pyriforme Paulsen 1907: 13, fig. 15
Published in: Paulsen O. (1907). The Peridiniales of the Danish waters. Meddelelser fra Kommissionen for Havundersøgelser Serie: Plankton 1(5): 1-26, 33 figs.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Protoperidinium pyriforme (Paulsen) Balech
Type locality: Faeröe-Shetland Channel (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), pear-shaped (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Abé, T.H. (1936). Report of the biological survey of Mutsu Bay. 29. Notes on the protozoan fauna of Mutsu Bay. III. Subgenus Protoperidinium: Genus Peridinium. Science Reports of the Research Institutes, Tohoku University, Series 4 11(1): 19-48.
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Verified by: 26 May 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2021.