Ceratium pentagonum Gourret 1883
Ceratium pentagonum Gourret 1883: 45, pl. IV : fig. 5
Published in: Gourret, P. (1883). Sur les Péridiniens du Golf de Marseille. Annales du Musée d'Histoire Naturelle de Marseille, Section du Zoologie 1(Mémoire 8): 5-114, 4 pls.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceratium is Ceratium tetraceras Schrank.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tripos pentagonus (Gourret) F.Gómez.
Type locality: France: Gulf of Marseille; (Index Nominum Algarum)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), five-angled.
This is a marine species.
Created: 07 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 29 October 2021
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 29 October 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 March 2023