Peridinium tripos Murray & Whitting, nom. illeg.
Peridinium tripos Murray & Whitting 1899: 327, pl. 29: fig. 3, nom. illeg.
Published in: Murray, G. & Whitting, F. (1899). New Peridiniaceae from the Atlantic. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Botany, Series 2, 5: 321-342, pls 27-33.
Publication date: 1899
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Heterodinium murrayi Kofoid
Origin of species name
Noun (Greek), A three-legged structure; a tripod.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: not Peridinium tripos (O.F.Müller) Ehrenberg, 1834. - (2 Aug 2018) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine 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
Kofoid, C.A. (1906). Dinoflagellata of the San Diego region. I. On Heterodinium, a new genus of the Peridinidae. University of California Publications in Zoology 2: 341-368, 3 pls.
Created: 08 October 2002 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 02 August 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 08 December 2019.