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Peridinium pallidum Ostenfeld

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

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Peridinium pallidum Ostenfeld
Ventral view. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Publication details
Peridinium pallidum Ostenfeld 1900: 60

Published in: Ostenfeld, C.H. (1900 '1899'). Plankton. In: Iagttagelsen over overfladevandets temperatur, saltholdighed og plankton paa islandske og grønlandske skibsrouter i 1899. (Knudsen, M. & Ostenfeld, C. Eds), pp. 45-93. Copenhagen: Bianco Lunos Kgl. Hof-Bogtrykkeri.
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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 pallidum (Ostenfeld) Balech

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pale, sallow, yellow-green, grey-green (Smith & Lockwood 1933).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.

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

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

Created: 30 September 2002 by Elizabeth Moran

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