Neoceratium compressum (Gran) F.Gomez, D.Moreira & P.Lopez-Garcia, nom. inval.
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.
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
Ceratium compressum Gran
Type locality: Atlantic Ocean: near SW coast of Norway (Silva 1996-to date).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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
Verified by: 03 October 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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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 26 February 2020.