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Peridinium tyrrhenicum Balech

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


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Peridinium tyrrhenicum Balech
Carolina Assadi (carolina.assadi@oceansnell.com). © Carolina Assadi (carolina.assadi@oceansnell.com).


Pentapharsodinium tyrrhenicum (Balech) Montresor, Zingone & Marino ex Head
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Publication details
Peridinium tyrrhenicum Balech 1990: 390, figs 12-18

Published in: Balech, E. (1990). Four new Dinoflagellates. Helgoländer Meeresuntersuchungen 44(3-4): 387-396, 50 figs.
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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 Pentapharsodinium tyrrhenicum (Balech) Montresor, Zingone & Marino ex Head

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
[229, figs 1-18, 22 ?] - (14 Jan 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Italy: Gulf of Salerno, Tyrrhenian Sea (Silva 1996-to date). Notes: Iconotype: cell: Balech, 1990: figs 12-18; cyst: Montresot et al., 1993: figs 7-15.

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
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.

Key references
Montresor, M., Zingone, A. & Marino, D. (1993). The calcareous resting cyst of Pentapharsodinium tyrrhenicum comb. nov. (Dinophyceae). Journal of Phycology 29(2): 223 -230, 25 figs.

Created: 18 August 2003 by Elizabeth Moran

Verified by: 14 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 29 January 2020.

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