Cercaria tripos O.F.Müller 1776
Tripos muelleri Bory
A cosmopolitan species. Dorsal view.Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)
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.
Type locality: ""2489. C. Tripos subtriangularis, brachiis deflexis. Tre-Fod-Haleren. ln aqua marina."; (Müller 1776: 206)
Origin of Species Name
Noun (Greek), A three-legged structure; a tripod.
This is a marine species.
Created: 08 October 2002 by Elizabeth Moran.
Last updated: 13 January 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 January 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 December 2023