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Ceratium divaricatum (Lemmermann) Kofoid

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 divaricatum (Lemmermann) Kofoid 1908: 380, fig. 31

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

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Ceratium tripos var. divaricatum Lemmermann

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), divaricate, spreading at a wide angle (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Gómez, F. (2005). A list of free-living dinoflagellate species in the world's oceans. Acta Botanica Croatica 64: 129-212.

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.

Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

Created: 17 June 2005 by Sandy Lawson

Verified by: 01 April 2013 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.)

Hernández-Becerril, D.U. & Alonso-Rodriguez, R. (2004). Study of the marine planktonic dinoflagellate Ceratium divaricatum (dinophyceae), a confused and considerably variable species. Phycological Research 52(4): 346-354.

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