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Ceratophorus tripos (O.F.Müller) Diesing

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 Ceratophorus


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Ceratophorus tripos (O.F.Müller) Diesing
cell wall. 05 Feb 2011. John Dolan (dolan@obs-vlfr.fr). © John Dolan (dolan@obs-vlfr.fr).

Ceratophorus tripos (O.F.Müller) Diesing
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Ceratophorus tripos (O.F.Müller) Diesing
Cosmopolitan species. Ventral view. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Ceratophorus tripos (O.F.Müller) Diesing
A cosmopolitan species. Dorsal view.. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).


Publication details
Ceratophorus tripos (O.F.Müller) Diesing 1850: 102

Published in: Diesing, K.M. (1850). Systema helminthum. Vol. 1 pp. [i]-xiii [+ii], 1-680. Vindobonae [Vienna].

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceratophorus is Ceratophorus fusus (Ehrenberg) Diesing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tripos muelleri Bory

Cercaria tripos O.F.Müller

Type information
Type locality: ""2489. C. Tripos subtriangularis, brachiis deflexis. Tre-Fod-Haleren. ln aqua marina." (Müller 1776: 206).

Origin of species name
Noun (Greek), A three-legged structure; a tripod.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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.

Source of current name
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

Created: 18 October 2011 by Wendy Guiry

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