Peridinium fuscum Ehrenberg 1834

Gymnodinium fuscum (Ehrenberg) F.Stein

Current name: Gymnodinium fuscum (Ehrenberg) F.Stein
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Pond, Lugols, 1000x, DIC - 09 April 2011. Karl Bruun

Publication Details
Peridinium fuscum Ehrenberg 1834: 270

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1834). Dritter Beitrag zur Erkenntniss grosser Organisation in der Richtung des kleinsten Raumes. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1833: 145-336, pls I-XIII.

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Publication date: Effective date: Mai 1834

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 Gymnodinium fuscum (Ehrenberg) F.Stein.

Type Information
Type locality: bei Berlin zwischen Conferven; (INA 1996) Type: 4. Mai 1832; see above; (INA 1996)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), a sombre brown, but often used to indicate darkness of colour (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 27 May 2003 by Mairead Murphy.

Last updated: 14 February 2024

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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 14 February 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 July 2024

 
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