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Ceratium tripos var. limulus Pouchet

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 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.

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 limulus (Pouchet) F.Gómez

Origin of species name
Noun (Greek), A three-legged structure; a tripod.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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.

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