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Ceratium limulus (Pouchet) Gourret

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 limulus (Pouchet) Gourret 1883: 33

Published in: Gourret, P. (1883). Sur les Péridiniens du Golf de Marseille. Annales du Musée d'Histoire Naturelle de Marseille, Section du Zoologie 1(Mémoire 8): 5-114, 4 pls.
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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

Basionym
Ceratium tripos var. limulus Pouchet

Type information
Type locality: France: Marseille (Silva 1996-to date).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tripoceratium Section Limulus

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

Nomenclatural notes
Some authors cite the authority as Gourret. Tunin-Ley et al. (2007: table 1) cite the authority as (Gourret ex C.H.G. Pouchet) Gourret. - (8 Sep 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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
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.

Okolodkov, Y.B. (2010). Ceratium Schrank (Dinophyceae) of the National Park Sistema Arrecifal Veracruzano, Gulf of Mexico, with a key for identification. Acta Botanica Mexicana 93: 41-101.

Schiller, J. (1937). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. X. Band, 3. Abt. 2. Teil. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds), pp. 321-590, i-vii. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.

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

Tunin-Ley, A., Labat, J.P., Gasparini, S., Mousseau, L. & Lemée, R. (2007). Annual cycle and diversity of species and infraspecific taxa of Ceratium (Dinophyceae) in the Ligurian Sea, northwest Mediterranean. Journal of Phycology 43: 1149-1163.

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