Peridinium conicum Appendix B

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"conicum" (Gran, 1900, p.47) Ostenfeld and Schmidt, 1901, p.174.  Holotype: information not available.  NOW Protoperidinium conicum (Appendix B).  Originally Peridinium divergens var. conicum, subsequently Peridinium conicum, thirdly (and now) Protoperidinium conicum (Appendix B).  Modern species defined from the motile stage.  Fossil cysts assigned to this species by Deflandre (1939b) were included in Palaeoperidinium deflandrei Lentin and Williams, 1973, by Lentin and Williams (1973, p.105).  Age: extant.

Parent: Peridinium