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Ceratium hexacanthum var. aestuarium (Schroder) J.Schiller

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 Ceratium

 

Publication details
Ceratium hexacanthum var. aestuarium (Schroder) J.Schiller 1937: 422, fig. 462 a

Published in: Schiller, J. (1937). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. X. Band, 3. Abt. 2. Teil. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds), pp. 321-590, i-vii. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceratium is Ceratium tetraceras Schrank.

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

Basionym
Ceratium aestuarium Schroder

Type information
Type locality: Adria[tic?] (Silva 1996-to date).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ceratium aestuarium Schroder 1911

Nomenclatural notes
Tunin-Ley (2007: Table 1) cite the authority for this variety as (Schroder) Jorgensen. - (7 Sep 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.

Key references
Terada, R., Yamamoto, H. & Muraoka, D. (1999). Observations on an adelphoparasite growing on Gracilaria salicornia from Thailand. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7, pp. 121-129. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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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