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Ceratium fusus (Ehrenberg) Dujardin

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 fusus (Ehrenberg) Dujardin
Scanning Electron Micrograph.. © Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

Ceratium fusus (Ehrenberg) Dujardin
Ireland. Robin Raine. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Ceratium fusus (Ehrenberg) Dujardin
Kingston, Washington, USA; Ferry terminal outside the breakwater, 200x, DIC. 15 Feb 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Ceratium fusus (Ehrenberg) Dujardin
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Eagle Harbor Marina, 200x , DIC. 13 Feb 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Ceratium fusus (Ehrenberg) Dujardin
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Ceratium fusus (Ehrenberg) Dujardin Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Eagle Harbor Marina, 200x , DIC
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Publication details
Ceratium fusus (Ehrenberg) Dujardin 1841: 378

Published in: Dujardin, F. (1841). Histoire naturelle des Zoophytes, Infusoires, comprenant la physiologie et la clasification de ces animaux et la manière de les étudier à l'aide du microscope. pp. i-xii, 1-684. Paris: Librarie Encyclopédique de Roret.
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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 fusus (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez

Basionym
Peridinium fusus Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Kiel (Silva 1996-to date). Type: 24.ix.1832; (Silva 1996-to date

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Amphiceratium Section Fusiformia

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), spindle; spinning wheet.

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

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

Usage notes
Harmful species

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
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.

Hallegraeff, G.M., Anderson, D.M. & Cembella, A.D., Eds (2003). Manual on harmful marine microalgae. Paris: UNESCO.

Kim, K.Y., Garbary D.J. & McLachlan, J.L. (2004). Phytoplankton dynamics in Pomquet Harbour, Nova Scotia: a lagoon in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence. Phycologia 43: 311-328.

Leaw, C.P., Lim, P.T., Ng, B.K., Cheah, M.Y., Ahmad, A. & Usup, G. (2005). Phylogenetic analysis of Alexandrium species and Pyrodinium bahamense (Dinophyceae) based on theca morphology and nuclear ribosomal gene sequence. Phycologia 44: 550-565.

Lindberg, K., Moestrup, Ø & Daugbjerg, N. (2005). Studies on woloszynskioid dinoflagellates I: Woloszynskia coronata re-examined using light and electron microscopy and partial LSU rDNA sequences, with description of Tovellia gen. nov. and Jadwigia gen. nov. (Tovelliaceae fam. nov.). Phycologia 44: 416-440.

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.

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.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

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.

Created: 23 August 2002 by Olivia Fitzgerald

Verified by: 07 December 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Hasle, G.R. & Nordli, E. (1951). Form variation in Ceratium fusus and tripos populations in cultures and from the sea. Det Norske Vid.-Akad. Oslo. I. Mat.-Naturv. Klasse 1951(4): 1-25.
Sullivan, J.M. & Swift, E. (1994). Photoinhibition of mechanically stimulable bioluminescence in the autotrophic dinoflagellate Ceratium fusus (Pyrrophyta). Journal of Phycology 30: 627-633, 5 figs.

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