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Ceratium divaricatum var. balechii (Maeve del Castillo, Okolodkov & Zamudio) Hernández-Becerril 2004

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 var. balechii (Maeve del Castillo, Okolodkov & Zamudio) Hernández-Becerril in Hernández-Becerril & Alonso-Rodriguez 2004: 350, 351, figs 2f, h-i, 3m,n

Published in: 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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Publication date: December 2004

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.

Ceratium balechii Maeve del Castillo, Okolodkov & Zamudio

Type information
Type locality: Mexico: Michoacán: El Faro (18°19'58"N, 103°32'23"W) (Meave del Castillo & al. 2003: 83). Type: Meave del Castillo & Zamudio Resendiz FpM 744; 9.iv.2000; 70 m depth. (Meave del Castillo & al. 2003: 83). Notes: Designated holotypus: fig. 11a-c

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

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Hernández-Becerril & Alonso-Rodriguez cite Ceratium balechii Meave, Okolodkov & Zamudio (2003: 83, fig. 11 d-f (non 11a-c, C. divaricatum var. divaricatum), fig. 12 a-e) as basionym. - (5 Mar 2007) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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.

Created: 05 March 2007 by Wendy Guiry

Verified by: 08 April 2011 by M.D. Guiry

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