Peridinium spiniferum Claparède & Lachmann 1859

Gonyaulax spinifera (Claparède & Lachmann) Diesing

Current name: Gonyaulax spinifera (Claparède & Lachmann) Diesing
This genus contains species which have a very thick, armoured theca. The girdle is conspicuously offset. - 08 February 2017. Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
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.

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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 Gonyaulax spinifera (Claparède & Lachmann) Diesing.

Type Information
Type locality: North Sea, near Glesnaesholm, W. Norway; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), spine-bearing (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwatermarine species.

Created: 02 October 2002 by Elizabeth Moran.

Last updated: 30 January 2015

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 30 January 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 February 2024

 
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