Ceratium contortum f. subcontortum (Schröder) Steemann
Ceratium contortum f. subcontortum (Schröder) Steemann Nielsen 1934: 23
Published in: Steemann Nielsen, E. (1934). Untersuchungen über die Verbreitung, Biologie und Variation der Ceratien im südlichen Stillen Ozean. DANA-Report 4: 1-67.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tripos subcontortus (Schröder) F.Gómez
Ceratium subcontortum Schröder
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), contorted, literally, ‘powerful, vehement, involved’. (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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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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 25 August 2019.