Peridinium elegans Cleve 1900

Publication Details
Peridinium elegans Cleve 1900: 16, pl. 7: figs 15, 16

Published in: Cleve, P.T. (1900). Notes on some Atlantic plankton-organisms. Kongl. Svenska Vetenskaps Academiens Handlingar 34(1): 1-22, 8 pls.

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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 Protoperidinium elegans (Cleve) Balech.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 28 May 2003 by Mairead Murphy.

Last updated: 21 August 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 21 August 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 April 2024

 
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