Peridinium spiniferum Claparède & Lachmann 1859
Peridinium spiniferum Claparède & Lachmann 1859: 405, pl. 20: figs 4-5
Published in: Claparède, É. & Lachmann, J. (1859). Études sur les infusoires et les rhizopodes. Mémoires de l'Institut National Genevois 6: 261-482.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gonyaulax spinifera (Claparède & Lachmann) Diesing
Type locality: North Sea, near Glesnaesholm, W. Norway (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spine-bearing (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine/freshwater species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Diesing, K.M. (1866). Revision der Prothelminthen. Abtheilung: Mastigophoren. Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe. Abt. 1, Mineralogie, Botanik, Zoologie, Anatomie, Geologie und Paläontologie 52: 287-401.
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..
Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.
Created: 02 October 2002 by Elizabeth Moran
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