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Ceratium furca var. hircus (Schröder) Margalef ex Sournia

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 furca var. hircus (Schröder) Margalef ex Sournia 1973: 9

Published in: Sournia, A. (1973). Catalogue des espèces et taxons infraspécifiques de Dinoflagellés marins actuels. I. Dinoflagelles libres. Beihefte Nova Hedwigia 48: 1-92.

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 hircus (Schröder) F.Gómez

Basionym
Ceratium hircus Schröder

Type information
Type locality: Haiti: Tortuga I. (Silva 1996-to date).

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), fork (Brown 1956).

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

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. (2008 '2006'). Historia de las investigaciones sobre dinoflagelados marinos en España. Llull, Revista de la Sociedad Española de Historia de las Ciencias y de las Técnicas 29: 307-329. [in Spanish]

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.

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