Peridinium comatum Appendix B

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"comatum" Morgenroth, 1966b, p.1, pl.1, figs.1-2.  Holotype: Morgenroth, 1966b, pl.1, fig.1.  NOW Phthanoperidinium.  Originally Peridinium, subsequently (and now) Phthanoperidinium.  Taxonomic junior synonyms: Phthanoperidinium tritonium, according to Bujak in Bujak et al. (1980, p.72); Hystrichogonyaulax (now Phthanoperidinium) coreoides, according to Stover and Evitt (1978, p.118) - however, Benedek and Sarjeant (1981, p.328-330) retained Phthanoperidinium coreoides.  Age: Early Oligocene.

Parent: Peridinium