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Ceratium pulchellum Schröder

Classification:
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 Ceratium

 

Publication details
Ceratium pulchellum Schröder 1906: 358, fig. 27

Published in: Schröder, B. (1906). Beiträge zur Kenntnis des Phytoplanktons warmer Meere. Vierteljahresschrift der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zürich 51: 319-377, 46 figs.
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Type species
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 pulchellus (Schröder) F.Gómez

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful and little (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Pacific Ocean (Silva 1996-to date).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ceratium pulchellum Schröder)
Europe: Black Sea (Goméz & Boicenco 2004, Krakhmalnyi et al. 2018), Mediterranean (Gómez 2003), Portugal (Moita & Vilarinho 1999).

Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, Anon. 2011), Madeira (Kaufmann, Santos & Maranhão 2015).

Africa: Egypt (Nassar & Khairy 2014, Nassar & Kham 2014).

Asia: China (Liu 2008), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Chang et al. 2012).

World: World (Gómez 2005).

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.

Key references
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.

Schiller, J. (1937). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. X. Band, 3. Abt. 2. Teil. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds), pp. 321-590, i-vii. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.

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

Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.

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