Peridinium cornutum Ehrenberg 1832

Ceratium cornutum (Ehrenberg) Claparède & J.Lachmann

Current name: Ceratium cornutum (Ehrenberg) Claparède & J.Lachmann
Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK. BF image. - 29 February 2008. C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk,com)

Publication Details
Peridinium cornutum Ehrenberg 1832: 75

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1832). Über die Entwickelung und Lebensdauer der Infusionsthiere; nebst ferneren Beiträgen zu einer Vergleichung ihrer organischen Systeme. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie Wissenschaften zu Berlin, Physikalische Klasse 1831: 1-154, pls I-IV.

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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 Ceratium cornutum (Ehrenberg) Claparède & J.Lachmann.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), horned.

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 06 November 2002 by Andy Taylor.

Last updated: 18 October 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 18 October 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 26 February 2024

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