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Neoceratium cephalotum (Lemmermann) F.Gomez, D.Moreira & P.Lopez-Garcia, nom. inval.

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 Neoceratium

 

Publication details
Neoceratium cephalotum (Lemmermann) F.Gomez, D.Moreira & P.Lopez-Garcia 2010: table 2, nom. inval.

Published in: 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.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Neoceratium is Neoceratium furca (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez, D.Moreira & P.López-Garcia.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tripos cephalotus (Lemmermann) F.Gómez

Basionym
Ceratium gravidum var. cephalotum Lemmermann

Type information
Type locality: Atlantic: 14S, 27W (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Barber III; (Silva 1996-to date

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

Nomenclatural notes
Wrong name inadvertently cited as basionym by Gomez et al. (2010). - (6 Oct 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 November 2019.

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