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Peridinium pellucidum (Bergh) Schütt 1895

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 pellucidum (Bergh) Schütt 1895: 157, pl. 14: fig. 45

Published in: Schütt, F. (1895). Die Peridineen der Plankton-Expedition. Ergebnisse der Plankton-Expedition der Humboldt-Stiftung 4: 1-170, 27 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 pellucidum Bergh

Basionym
Protoperidinium pellucidum Bergh

Type information
Type locality: Denmark: Strib (isl. Fyen) (: 227).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pellucid, translucent but not hyaline (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
No basionym (INA). - (1 Aug 2017) - Wendy Guiry

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.

Han, T. & Kain (Jones), J.M. (1996). Effect of photon irradiance and photoperiod on young sporophytes of four species of the Laminariales. European Journal of Phycology 31: 233-240, 10 figs, 1 table.

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

Verified by: 07 December 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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