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Peridinium loeblichii (E.R.Cox & H.J.Arnott) Dale 1977

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


Publication details
Peridinium loeblichii (E.R.Cox & H.J.Arnott) Dale 1977: 248

Published in: Dale, B. (1977). New observations on Peridinium faeroense Paulsen (1905), and classification of small orthoperidinioid dinoflagellates. British Phycological Journal 12(3): 241-253, 35 figs, 2 tables.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Peridinium is Peridinium cinctum (O.F.Müller) Ehrenberg.

Ensiculifera loeblichii E.R.Cox & H.J.Arnott

Type information
Type locality: from waters off Scripps Institution, La Jolla, California (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: isolated by William F. Blankley; Indiana Univ. Cult. Coll. culture LB 1595 (Index Nominum Algarum

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
According to D'Onofrio et al. (1999: 1066), this is a synonym of Ensiculifera loeblichii Cox & Arnott and Pentapharsodinium trachodium Indelicato & Loeblich is a misapplied name. They note that E. loeblichii is the firat validly described Ensiculifera species (i.e. the type of the genus. - (15 Jan 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Peridinium loeblichii (E.R.Cox & H.J.Arnott) Dale)
North America: California (CA) (Dale 1977).

World: World (Gómez 2005).

Source of current name
D'Onofrio, G., Marino, D., Bianco, L., Busico, E. & Montresor, M. (1999). Toward an assessment on the taxonomy of dinoflagellates that produce calcareous cysts (Calciodinelloideae, Dinophyceae): a morphological and molecular approach. Journal of Phycology 35(5): 1063-1078, 45 figs, 4 tables.

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Verified by: 15 January 2016 by Wendy Guiry

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Wendy 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 23 September 2020.

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