Peridinium tripos var. macroceros ( ) Diesing
Ceratium macroceros (Ehrenberg) Vanhöffen Live cell
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)
Peridinium tripos var. macroceros (Ehrenberg) Diesing 1866: 388
Published in: Diesing, K.M. (1866). Revision der Prothelminthen. Abtheilung: Mastigophoren. Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe. Abt. 1, Mineralogie, Botanik, Zoologie, Anatomie, Geologie und Paläontologie 52: 287-401.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tripos macroceros (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez
Peridinium macroceros Ehrenberg
Type locality: Baltic Sea (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Dr. Michaelis; (Silva 1996-to date
Origin of species name
Noun (Greek), A three-legged structure; a tripod.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 06 October 2014 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 230 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=125033
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 January 2020.