Ceratium contortum var. longinum (G. Karsten) Sournia
Ceratium contortum var. longinum (G. Karsten) Sournia 1966: 1981
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tripos longinus (Karsten) F.Gómez
Type locality: Atlantic Ocean (8º58'N, 16º27'W) (Silva 1996-to date). Type: 0-50 m. (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.
Tunin-Ley, A., Labat, J.P., Gasparini, S., Mousseau, L. & Lemée, R. (2007). Annual cycle and diversity of species and infraspecific taxa of Ceratium (Dinophyceae) in the Ligurian Sea, northwest Mediterranean. Journal of Phycology 43: 1149-1163.
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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 25 August 2019.