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Cercaria tripos O.F.Müller

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Eukaryota unassigned
Phylum Eukaryota unassigned phylum
Class Eukaryota unassigned class
Order Eukaryota unassigned order
Family Eukaryota unassigned family
Genus Cercaria

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Cercaria tripos O.F.Müller
cell wall. 05 Feb 2011. John Dolan (dolan@obs-vlfr.fr). © John Dolan (dolan@obs-vlfr.fr).

Cercaria tripos O.F.Müller
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Cercaria tripos O.F.Müller
Cosmopolitan species. Ventral view. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Cercaria tripos O.F.Müller
A cosmopolitan species. Dorsal view.. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Publication details
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, [1]-274. Havniae [Copenhagen]: Typis Hallageriis.

Type species
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.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: ""2489. C. Tripos subtriangularis, brachiis deflexis. Tre-Fod-Haleren. ln aqua marina." (Müller 1776: 206).

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Key references
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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