Ceratophorus fusus ( ) Diesing
Ceratium fusus (Ehrenberg) Dujardin Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Eagle Harbor Marina, 200x , DIC
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Ceratophorus fusus (Ehrenberg) Diesing 1850: 101
Published in: Diesing, K.M. (1850). Systema helminthum. Vol. 1 pp. [i]-xiii [+ii], 1-680. Vindobonae [Vienna].
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceratophorus.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tripos fusus (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez
Peridinium fusus Ehrenberg
Type locality: Germany: Kiel (Silva 1996-to date). Type: 24.ix.1832; (Silva 1996-to date
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), spindle; spinning wheet.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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.
Gómez, F., Moreira, D. & López-Garcia, P. (2010). Neoceratium gen. nov., a new genus for all marine species currently assigned to Ceratium (Dinophyceae). Protist 161: 35-54.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 24 May 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 23 February 2020.