Peridinium pyrum Balech
Peridinium pyrum Balech 1959: 24, pl. II : figs 38-42
Published in: Balech, E. (1959). Operación oceanográfica Merluza. V Crucero. Plancton. Publico Republica Argentina Secretaría de Marina Servicio de Hidrografía Naval H.618: 1-43.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Protoperidinium pyrum (Balech) Balech
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), pear (Brown 1956).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
Balech, E. (1974). El genero "Protoperidinium" Bergh, 1881 ("Peridinium" Ehrenberg, 1831, partim). Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia" Instituto Nacional de Investigación de las Ciencias Naturales, Hidrobiologia 4(1): 1-79.
Created: 28 May 2003 by Mairead Murphy
Verified by: 28 August 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 February 2020.