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Peridinium polyedricum Pouchet

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 polyedricum Pouchet
Apical view. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Peridinium polyedricum Pouchet
Lateral view. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Triadinium polyedricum (Pouchet) J.D.Dodge Apical view
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Peridinium polyedricum Pouchet 1883: 440, pl. 20, fig. 34

Published in: Pouchet, G. (1883). Contribution a l'histoire des Cilio-Flagelles. Journal de l'Anatomie et de la Physiologie Normales et Pathologiques de l'Homme et des Animaux 19: 399-455.

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 Triadinium polyedricum (Pouchet) J.D.Dodge

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latinised), polyhedron-like.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: France: Marseille (Silva 1996-to date).

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
Dodge, J.D. (1981). Three new generic names in the Dinophyceae: Herdmania, Sclerodinium and Triadinium to replace Heteraulacus and Goniodoma. British Phycological Journal 16: 273-280.

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.

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