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Peridinium diabolus Cleve

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

 

Publication details
Peridinium diabolus Cleve 1900: 16, pl. 7: figs 19-20

Published in: Cleve, P.T. (1900). Notes on some Atlantic plankton-organisms. Kongl. Svenska Vetenskaps Academiens Handlingar 34(1): 1-22, 8 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 diabolus (Cleve) Balech

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

Nomenclatural notes
The epithet "diabolus" was intended as a noun and is not declinable. - (30 Apr 2013) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

Key references
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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