Ceratium contortum var. karstenii (Pavillard) Sournia
Ceratium contortum var. karstenii (Pavillard) Sournia 1966: 1981
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tripos karstenii (Pavillard) F.Gómez
Ceratium karstenii Pavillard
Type locality: France: glofe du Lion (Silva 1996-to date).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), contorted, literally, ‘powerful, vehement, involved’. (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 06 September 2011 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 14 July 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 August 2019.