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Peridinium macroceros Ehrenberg

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Peridiniales
Family Peridiniaceae
Genus Peridinium

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Peridinium macroceros Ehrenberg
© Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

Peridinium macroceros Ehrenberg
© Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

Peridinium macroceros Ehrenberg
Ireland. Robin Raine. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Peridinium macroceros Ehrenberg
Live cell. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Peridinium macroceros Ehrenberg
Both antapical horns start by coming down and then bend round 180 degrees to become parallel with apical horn.. © Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Ceratium macroceros (Ehrenberg) Vanhöffen Live cell
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Peridinium macroceros Ehrenberg 1841: 201

Published in: Ehrenberg, [C.G.] (1840). [Characteristik von 274 neuen Arten von Infusorien]. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Königlich-Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1840: 197-219.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Peridinium is Peridinium cinctum (O.F.Müller) Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tripos macroceros (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Baltic Sea (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Dr. Michaelis; (Silva 1996-to date

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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
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

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

Created: 08 October 2002 by Elizabeth Moran

Verified by: 06 October 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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