Ceratium michaelis (Ehrenberg) Kent 1881

Publication Details
Ceratium michaelis (Ehrenberg) Kent 1881: 453

Published in: Kent, W.S. (1880). A manual of the Infusoria; including a description of all known flagellate, ciliate and tentaculiferous Protozoa, British and foreign, and an account of the organisation and affinities of the sponges. Vol. 1 pp. 145-472, 8 plates. London: David Bogue.

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Publication date: November 1880

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceratium is Ceratium tetraceras Schrank.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Protoperidinium michaelis (Ehrenberg) Bergh.

Peridinium michaelis Ehrenberg

Type Information
Type locality: "Am 23. October 1832 von mir lebend in Seewasser in Berlin beobachtet." [Observed by me alive in sea water in Berlin on October 23, 1832; apparently the seawater was collected at Kiel]; (Ehrenberg 1834: 271)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 06 January 2019 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 31 January 2024

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 January 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 May 2024

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