Triceratium favus Ehrenberg 1839

Triceratium favus Ehrenberg

Current name: Triceratium favus Ehrenberg
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Publication Details
Triceratium favus Ehrenberg 1839: 156 (as 'Favus')

Published in: Ehrenberg [C.G.] (1839). Über jetzt wirklich noch zahlreich lebende Thier-Arten der Kreideformation der Erde. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Königl. Preuß. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1839: 152-159.

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Type Species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Triceratium.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Lectotype locality: "Lebend in der Nordsee bei Cuxhaven" according to Ehrenberg (1840a: 159), Sample of 22 Sept. 1839 according to drawing No. 1236 in BHUPM [alive, marine coastal locality at Cuxhaven, North Sea, Germany]."; (Jahn & Kusber 2006: 533) Lectotype: Notes: Lectotype (designated by Jahn & Kusber 2006: 533): "preparation No. 360806-b "Cuxhaven 6”, marked with a red ring, in BHUPM (Fig. 12-13)."

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), honeycomb (Brown 1954).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 15 March 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 March 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 20 April 2024

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