Peridiniopsis reticulata (Claparède & Lachmann) Starmach 1974

Protoceratium reticulatum (Claparède & Lachmann) Bütschli

Protoceratium reticulatum (Claparède & Lachmann) BütschliLive cell. The girdle can be found offset by about one girdle width in this species. Note the rugose surface.Robin Raine (

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 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 27 May 2003 by Mairead Murphy.

Last updated: 31 May 2021

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