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Ceratophorus fusus (Ehrenberg) Diesing

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

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Ceratophorus fusus (Ehrenberg) Diesing
Scanning Electron Micrograph.. © Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

Ceratophorus fusus (Ehrenberg) Diesing
Ireland. Robin Raine. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Ceratophorus fusus (Ehrenberg) Diesing
Kingston, Washington, USA; Ferry terminal outside the breakwater, 200x, DIC. 15 Feb 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Ceratophorus fusus (Ehrenberg) Diesing
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Eagle Harbor Marina, 200x , DIC. 13 Feb 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Ceratophorus fusus (Ehrenberg) Diesing
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Goniolithon decutescens (Heydrich) Foslie ex M.Howe

Ceratium fusus (Ehrenberg) Dujardin Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Eagle Harbor Marina, 200x , DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Ceratophorus fusus (Ehrenberg) Diesing 1850: 101

Published in: Diesing, K.M. (1850). Systema helminthum. Vol. 1 pp. [i]-xiii [+ii], 1-680. Vindobonae [Vienna].

Type species
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

Basionym
Peridinium fusus Ehrenberg

Type information
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.

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

General environment
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.

Key references

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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Citing AlgaeBase
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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.

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