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Ceratium horridum (Cleve) Gran

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

Pictures

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Ceratium horridum (Cleve) Gran
Mediterranean. 05 Feb 2011. John Dolan (dolan@obs-vlfr.fr). © John Dolan (dolan@obs-vlfr.fr).

Ceratium horridum (Cleve) Gran
Ireland. Robin Raine. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Ceratium horridum (Cleve) Gran
A highly variable species. This view is dorsal. The right apical horn (seen on the right in this picture) comes out at right angles to the base, whilst the left apical horn starts to come down (as in C. macroceros).. © Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Pterocladiastrum robustum Akatsuka

Ceratium horridum (Cleve) Gran Mediterranean
© John Dolan (dolan@obs-vlfr.fr)

Publication details
Ceratium horridum (Cleve) Gran 1902: 54, 193

Published in: Gran, H.H. (1902). Das Plankton des Norwegischen Nordmeeres von biologischen und hydrographischen Gesichtspunkten behandelt. Reports of the Norwegian Fisheries and Marine Investigations 2(2, No. 5): 1-222.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceratium is Ceratium tetraceros Schrank.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tripos horridus (Cleve) F.Gómez

Basionym
Ceratium tripos var. horridum Cleve

Type information
Type locality: near Shetland Islands (Silva 1996-to date).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tripoceratium Section Macroceros

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Dodge (1982: 223) this species is of the sub-genus Orthoceratium

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

Key references
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

Gómez, F., Moreira, D. & López-Garcia, P. (2010). Neoceratium gen. nov., a new genus for all marine species currently assigned to Ceratium (Dinophyceae). Protist 161: 35-54.

McDermott, G. & Raine, R. (2006). The dinoflagellate genus Ceratium in Irish shelf seas. pp. [viii] + 1-86, 31 figs. Galway: Martin Ryan Institute.

McMinn, A. & Scott, F.J. (2005). Dinoflagellates. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 202-250. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.

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