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Peridinium cinctum var. minus Woronichin

Classification:
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 cinctum var. minus Woronichin 1923: 141 (as 'minor' )

Published in: Woronichin, N.N. (1923). Algae nonnullae novae e Caucaso. II. Botanicheskie Materialy Instituta Sporovykh Rastenij Glavnogo Botanicheskogo Sada R.S.F.S.R. 2(8): 113-128.

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 Peridinium cinctum (O.F.Müller) Ehrenberg

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), encircled, girdled, enclosed (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Moestrup & Calado (2018: 247) "Peridinium cinctum var. minus Woronichin (1923, p. 141, "minor") was described as differing in size only: 36 × 31.6-33 µm. Being close to the size range of P. cinctum, it seems most likely to represent small specimens of P. cinctum." - (22 Oct 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater 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
Moestrup, Ø. & Calado, A.J. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater Flora of Central Europe, Volume 6: Dinophyceae. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-560, 421 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 22 October 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 November 2019.

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