Cercaria tripos O.F.Müller 1776
Cercaria tripos O.F.Müller 1776: 206
Published in: Müller, O.F. (1776). Zoologiae Danicae Prodromus, seu animalium Daniae et Norvegiae indigenarum characteres, nomina, et synonyma imprimis popularium . pp. [i]-xxxii, -274. Havniae [Copenhagen]: Typis Hallageriis.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tripos muelleri Bory
Origin of species name
Noun (Greek), A three-legged structure; a tripod.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: ""2489. C. Tripos subtriangularis, brachiis deflexis. Tre-Fod-Haleren. ln aqua marina." (Müller 1776: 206).
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.
McMinn, A. & Scott, F.J. (2005). Dinoflagellates. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 202-250. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.
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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 September 2020.