Peridinium pygmaeum Er.Lindemann
Peridinium pygmaeum Er.Lindemann 1920: 145, figs 77-80
Published in: Lindemann, E. (1920). Untersuchungen über Süsswasserperidineen und ihre Variationsformen II. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 84A(8): 121-194.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Peridiniopsis pygmaea (Er.Lindemann) Bourrelly
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Bourrelly, P. (1968). Notes sur les Péridiniens d'eau douce. Protistologica 4: 5-14.
Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], -933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]
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Verified by: 22 October 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 18 September 2019.