Peridinium cinctum var. minus Woronichin
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.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
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, -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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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 26 February 2020.