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Protoperidinium depressum (Bailey) Balech 1974

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

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Protoperidinium depressum (Bailey) Balech
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Eagle Harbor Marina, 400x, phase contrast. 22 Mar 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Protoperidinium depressum (Bailey) Balech
Silverdale, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park Marina, 200x, DIC. 10 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Protoperidinium depressum (Bailey) Balech
Silverdale, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park Marina, 400x, DIC. 10 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Protoperidinium depressum (Bailey) Balech Silverdale, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park Marina, 400x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Protoperidinium depressum (Bailey) Balech 1974: 57

Published in: Balech, E. (1974). El genero "Protoperidinium" Bergh, 1881 ("Peridinium" Ehrenberg, 1831, partim). Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia" Instituto Nacional de Investigación de las Ciencias Naturales, Hidrobiologia 4(1): 1-79.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Protoperidinium is Protoperidinium pellucidum Bergh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Peridinium depressum Bailey

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Protoperidinium

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), depressed.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Peridinium depressum Bailey 1854

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Protoperidinium parallelum Paulsen 1907

Taxonomic notes
Dodge (1982: 166) notes this species is of the sub-genus Protoperidinium, group Orthoperidinium and section Oceania

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

Dodge, J.D. (1985). Atlas of dinoflagellates. A scanning electron microscope survey. pp. [i]-vii, [1]-119. Farrand Press.

Gribble, K.E. & Anderson, D.M. (2006). Molecular phylogeny of the heterotrophic dinoflagellates, Photoperidinium, Diplopsalis and Preperidinium (Dinophyceae), inferred from large subunit rDNA. Journal of Phycology 42: 1081-1095.

Gribble, K.E. & Anderson, D.M. (2007). High intraindividual, intraspecific, and interspecific variability in large subunit ribosomal DNA in the heterotrophic dinoflagellates Protoperidinium, Diplopsalis, and Preperidinium (Dinophyceae). Phycologia 46(3): 315-324, 4 figs, 4 tables.

Kim, K.Y., Garbary D.J. & McLachlan, J.L. (2004). Phytoplankton dynamics in Pomquet Harbour, Nova Scotia: a lagoon in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence. Phycologia 43: 311-328.

Krakhmalny, A.F. [Krachmalny, A.F.] (2011). Dinophyta of Ukraine (illustrated book for identification). pp. [1]-442, 32 figs, 117 pls. Kiev: Alterpres. [in Russian]

Okolodkov, Y.B. (2005). Protoperidinium Bergh (Dinoflagellata) in the southeastern Mexian Pacific Ocean: part I. Botanica Marina 48: 284-296.

Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.

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Verified by: 31 August 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Burton, P.D. & Dodge, J.D. (1984). The nuclear capsule of Protoperidinium depressum. British Phycological Journal 19: 201.
Li, Y., Swift, E. & Buskey, E.J. (1996). Photoinhibition of mechanically stimulable bioluminescence in the heterotrophic dinoflagellate Protoperidinium depressum (Pyrrophyta). Journal of Phycology 32: 974-982, 6 figs, 1 table.

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