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Ceratium tripos var. macroceros (Ehrenberg) Claparède & Lachmann

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

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Ceratium tripos var. macroceros (Ehrenberg) Claparède & Lachmann
© Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

Ceratium tripos var. macroceros (Ehrenberg) Claparède & Lachmann
© Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

Ceratium tripos var. macroceros (Ehrenberg) Claparède & Lachmann
Ireland. Robin Raine. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Ceratium tripos var. macroceros (Ehrenberg) Claparède & Lachmann
Live cell. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Ceratium tripos var. macroceros (Ehrenberg) Claparède & Lachmann
Both antapical horns start by coming down and then bend round 180 degrees to become parallel with apical horn.. © Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Ceratium macroceros (Ehrenberg) Vanhöffen Live cell
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Ceratium tripos var. macroceros (Ehrenberg) Claparède & Lachmann 1859: 397

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 macroceros (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez

Basionym
Peridinium macroceros Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: Baltic Sea (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Dr. Michaelis; (Silva 1996-to date

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.

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
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

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Wendy 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 22 August 2019.

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