Peridinium americanum Gran & Braarud 1935

Publication Details
Peridinium americanum Gran & Braarud 1935: 377, fig. 54

Published in: Gran, H.H. & Braarud, T. (1935). A qualitative study of the phytoplankton in the Bay of Fundy and the Gulf of Maine (including observations on hydrography, chemistry and turbidity). Journal of the Biological Board of Canada 1: 279-467.

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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 americanum (Gran & Braarud) Balech.

Type Information
Type locality: Bay of Fundy, Gulf of Maine; (INA 1996)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to America.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 24 August 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 August 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 June 2024

 
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