Triceratium arcticum Brightwell 1853

Publication Details
Triceratium arcticum Brightwell 1853: 250, pl. IV [4]: fig. 11

Published in: Brightwell, T. (1853). On the genus Triceratium, with descriptions and figures of the species. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science, London 1: 245-252, pl. IV.

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Triceratium is Triceratium favus Ehrenberg.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Trigonium arcticum (Brightwell) Cleve.

Type Information
Type locality: Beechy Island, Arctic Regions: Dr. Sutherland and sparingly from other parts of the Arctic Seas; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Arctic (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 06 March 2018

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 March 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 26 September 2022

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