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Ceratophorus Diesing, 1850, nom. illeg.

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

Lectotype species: Ceratophorus fusus (Ehrenberg) Diesing

Currently accepted name for the type species: Tripos fusus (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez

Original publication:Diesing, K.M. (1850). Systema helminthum. Vol. 1 pp. [i]-xiii [+ii], 1-680. Vindobonae [Vienna].

Type designated in Loeblich, A.R., Jr & Loeblich, A.R., III (1966). Index to the genera, subgenera, and sections of the Pyrrhophyta. Studies in Tropical Oceanography 3: 1-94.
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Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Tripos.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Kawai, H. & Nakayama, T. (2015). Introduction (Heterokontobionta p.p.), Cryptophyta, Dinophyta, Haptophyta, Heterokontophyta (except Coscinodiscophyceae, Mediophyceae, Fragilariophyceae, Bacillariophyceae, Phaeophyceae, Eustigmatophyceae), Chlorarachniophyta, Euglenophyta. In: Syllabus of plant families. Adolf Engler's Syllabus der Pflanzenfamilien. Ed. 13. Phototrophic eukaryotic Algae. Glaucocystophyta, Cryptophyta, Dinophyta/Dinozoa, Haptophyta, Heterokontophyta/Ochrophyta, Chlorarachnniophyta/Cercozoa, Chlorophyta, Streptophyta p.p. (Frey, W. Eds), pp. 11-189. Stuttgart: Borntraeger Science Publishers.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Ceratophorus Sonder (INA, ING). - (10 Oct 2011) - Wendy Guiry

Numbers of names and species: There are 7 species names in the database at present.

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