Amphiceratium fusus (Ehrenberg) Vanhöffen 1896

Tripos fusus (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez

Current name: Tripos fusus (Ehrenberg) F.GómezRobin Raine (

Publication Details
Amphiceratium fusus (Ehrenberg) Vanhöffen 1896: 26

Published in: Vanhöffen E. (1897). Peridineen und Dinobryeen. Bibliotheca Botanica 8(42A): 25-27.

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Amphiceratium.

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

Peridinium fusus Ehrenberg

Type Information
Type locality: Germany: Kiel; (Index Nominum Algarum) Type: 24.ix.1832; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), spindle; spinning wheet.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 September 2004 by Robert Wilkes.

Last updated: 24 May 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 May 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 24 May 2024

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