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Ceratium hexacanthum var. contortum Lemmermann

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. contortum Lemmermann 1899: 347, pl. II [2]: figs 20, 21

Published in: Lemmermann, E. (1899). Ergebnisse einer Reise nach dem Pacific. (H. Schauinsland 1896/97). Abhandlungen herausgegeben vom Naturwissenschaftlichen zu Bremen 16: 313-398, pls I-III.
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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 hexacanthus var. contortus (Lemmermann) F.Gómez

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

General environment
This is a brackish species.

Type information
Type locality: Atlantic (3ºN, 27ºW) (Silva 1996-to date).

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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
Lin Yongshi [Lin, Y.S.] (2009). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus VI Pyrrophyta No. I Dinophyceae Ceratiaceae. pp. [i]-xx, 1-93, pls I-XVIII. Beijing: Science Press.

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.

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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