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Neoceratium furca (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez, D.Moreira & P.López-Garcia, nom. inval.

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

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Neoceratium furca (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez, D.Moreira & P.López-Garcia
Close up of a theca showing robust thecal plates.. © Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

Neoceratium furca (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez, D.Moreira & P.López-Garcia
© Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

Neoceratium furca (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez, D.Moreira & P.López-Garcia
© Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

Neoceratium furca (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez, D.Moreira & P.López-Garcia
© Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

Neoceratium furca (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez, D.Moreira & P.López-Garcia
© Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

Neoceratium furca (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez, D.Moreira & P.López-Garcia
© Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

Neoceratium furca (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez, D.Moreira & P.López-Garcia
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Publication details
Neoceratium furca (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez, D.Moreira & P.López-Garcia 2010: 44, nom. inval.

Published in: Gómez, F., Moreira, D. & López-Garcia, P. (2010). Neoceratium gen. nov., a new genus for all marine species currently assigned to Ceratium (Dinophyceae). Protist 161: 35-54.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Neoceratium.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tripos furca (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez

Basionym
Peridinium furca Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Kiel (Silva 1996-to date). Type: 24.xi.1832; (Silva 1996-to date

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), fork (Brown 1956).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Ceratium furca (Ehrenberg) Claparède & Lachmann incorrectly cited as basionym in table 2 but Peridinium furca Ehrenberg correctly cited as basionym on p. 44. - (10 Oct 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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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