Ceratium tripos var. limulus Pouchet
Ceratium tripos var. limulus Pouchet 1883: 424, pl. XVIII, XIX: fig. 4
Published in: Pouchet, G. (1883). Contribution a l'histoire des Cilio-Flagelles. Journal de l'Anatomie et de la Physiologie Normales et Pathologiques de l'Homme et des Animaux 19: 399-455.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tripos limulus (Pouchet) F.Gómez
Origin of species name
Noun (Greek), A three-legged structure; a tripod.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: France: Marseille (Silva 1996-to date).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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: 08 September 2011 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 06 October 2014 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.