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Peridinium tripos var. macroceros (Ehrenberg) Diesing

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

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Peridinium tripos var. macroceros (Ehrenberg) Diesing
© Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

Peridinium tripos var. macroceros (Ehrenberg) Diesing
© Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

Peridinium tripos var. macroceros (Ehrenberg) Diesing
Ireland. Robin Raine. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Peridinium tripos var. macroceros (Ehrenberg) Diesing
Live cell. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Peridinium tripos var. macroceros (Ehrenberg) Diesing
Both antapical horns start by coming down and then bend round 180 degrees to become parallel with apical horn.. © Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Ceratium macroceros (Ehrenberg) Vanhöffen Ireland
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Peridinium tripos var. macroceros (Ehrenberg) Diesing 1866: 388

Published in: Diesing, K.M. (1866). Revision der Prothelminthen. Abtheilung: Mastigophoren. Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe. Abt. 1, Mineralogie, Botanik, Zoologie, Anatomie, Geologie und Paläontologie 52: 287-401.
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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 Tripos macroceros (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez

Basionym
Peridinium macroceros Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: Baltic Sea (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Dr. Michaelis; (Silva 1996-to date

Origin of species name
Noun (Greek), A three-legged structure; a tripod.

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

General environment
This is a marine 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
Gómez, F. (2013). Reinstatement of the dinoflagellate genus Tripos to replace Neoceratium, marine species of Ceratium (Dinophyceae, Alveolata). CICIMAR Oceanides 28(1): 1-22.

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