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Ceratoperidinium falcatum (Kofoid & Swezy) Reñé & Salas

Publication details
Ceratoperidinium falcatum (Kofoid & Swezy) Reñé & Salas in Reñé et al. 2013: 682

Published in: Reñé, A., Salas, M. de, Camp, J., Balagué, V. & Garcés, E. (2013). A new clade, based on partial LSU rDNA sequences, of unarmoured Dinoflagellates. Protist 164: 673-685.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ceratoperidinium is Ceratoperidinium margalefii A.R.Loeblich III.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pseliodinium fusus (F.Schütt) F.Gómez

Basionym
Gyrodinium falcatum Kofoid & Swezy

Type information
Type locality: Atlantic (?) or Bay of Naples (Silva 1996-to date).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a sickle.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ceratoperidinium falcatum (Kofoid & Swezy) Reñé & Salas)
North America: Mexico (Escobar-Morales & Hernández-Becerril 2015 ).

Source of current name
Gómez, F. (2018). Redefinition of Ceratoperidinium and Pseliodinium (Ceratoperidiniaceae, Dinophyceae) including reassignment of Gymnodinium fuscus, Cochlodinium helix and C. pirum to Pseliodinium. CICIMAR Oceánides 33(1): 1-11, 103 figs.

Key references
Escobar-Morales, S. & Hernández-Becerril, D.U. (2015). Free-living marine planktonic unarmoured dinoflagellates from the Gulf of Mexico and the Mexican Pacific. Botanica Marina 58(1): 9-22.

Gárate-Lizárraga, I. (2014). Unarmored dinoflagellates present during a bloom of Ceratoperidinium falcatum in Bahía de La Paz, Gulf of California. Dinoflagelados desnudos presentes durante un florecimiento de Ceratoperidinium falcatum en Bahía de La Paz, Golfo de California. Revista de Biologia Marina y Oceanografia 49: 577-587.

Created: 18 December 2013 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 11 October 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Gárate-Lizárraga, I. (2014). Unarmored dinoflagellates present during a bloom of Ceratoperidinium falcatum in Bahía de La Paz, Gulf of California. Dinoflagelados desnudos presentes durante un florecimiento de Ceratoperidinium falcatum en Bahía de La Paz, Golfo de California. Revista de Biologia Marina y Oceanografia 49: 577-587.

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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 16 June 2019.

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