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Neoceratium compressum (Gran) 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

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Neoceratium compressum (Gran) F.Gomez, D.Moreira & P.Lopez-Garcia
A heavily reticulated species.. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Publication details
Neoceratium compressum (Gran) 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 compressus (Gran) F.Gómez

Basionym
Ceratium compressum Gran

Type information
Type locality: Atlantic Ocean: near SW coast of Norway (Silva 1996-to date).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).

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

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.

Created: 06 July 2009 by Fernando Gomez

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