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Peridiniopsis reticulata (Claparède & Lachmann) Starmach 1974

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Peridiniales
Family Peridiniopsidaceae
Genus Peridiniopsis


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Peridiniopsis reticulata (Claparède & Lachmann) Starmach
Live cell. The girdle can be found offset by about one girdle width in this species. Note the rugose surface.. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).


Publication details
Peridiniopsis reticulata (Claparède & Lachmann) Starmach 1974

Published in: Starmach, K. (1974). Cryptophyceae-Kryptofity. Dinophyceae-Dinofity. Raphidophyceae-Rafidofity. In: Flora slodkowodna Polski. Tom 4. (Starmach, K. & Sieminska, J. Eds), pp. 520. Warszawa, Kraków: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Peridiniopsis is Peridiniopsis borgei Lemmermann.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Protoceratium reticulatum (Claparède & Lachmann) Bütschli

Peridinium reticulatum Claparède & Lachmann

Type information
Type locality: Norway: Bergen fjord (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), reticulate, netted, marked with a network (Stearn 1985).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
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
Bütschli, O. (1885). II. Abtheilung: Mastigophora. In: Dr. H.G. Bronn's Klassen und Ordnungen des Thier-Reichs, wissenschaftlich dargestellt in Wort und Bild. Ester Band Protozoa. ( Eds), pp. 865-1088. Leipzig & Heidelberg: C.F. Winter'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

Key references
Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.

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