Neoceratium furca ( ) F.Gómez, D.Moreira & P.López-Garcia, nom. inval. 2010
Neoceratium furca (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez, D.Moreira & P.López-Garcia 2010: 44, 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.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Neoceratium.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tripos furca (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez
Peridinium furca Ehrenberg
Type locality: Germany: Kiel (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: 24.xi.1832; (Index Nominum Algarum
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), fork (Brown 1956).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Ceratium furca (Ehrenberg) Claparède & Lachmann incorrectly cited as basionym in table 2 but Peridinium furca Ehrenberg correctly cited as basionym on p. 44. - (10 Oct 2011) - Wendy Guiry
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: 30 August 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 May 2021.