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Ceratium massiliense (Gourret) Karsten

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 Ceratium

 

Publication details
Ceratium massiliense (Gourret) Karsten 1906: 14

Published in: Karsten, G. (1906). Das Phytoplankton des Atlantischen Oceans nach dem Material der Deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition 1898-1899. Wissenschaftliche ergebnisse der deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition auf dem Dampfer Valdivia 1898-1899, von Carl Chun 2(2): 137-219, pls 20-34.
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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 Tripos massiliensis (Gourret) F.Gómez

Basionym
Ceratium tripos var. massiliense Gourret

Type information
Type locality: France: Gulf of Marseille (Silva 1996-to date).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tripoceratium Section Macroceros

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ceratium undulatum Schröder 1906

Taxonomic notes
According to Dodge (1982: 223) this species is of the sub-genus Orthoceratium

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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.

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.

Jørgensen, E. (1911). Peridiniales. Ceratium. Bull. Trim. Bur. Cons. Perm. Int. Expl. Mer. Copenhagen 7: 205-248.

Lin Yongshi [Lin, Y.S.] (2009). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus VI Pyrrophyta No. I Dinophyceae Ceratiaceae. pp. [i]-xx, 1-93, pls I-XVIII. Beijing: Science Press.

McDermott, G. & Raine, R. (2006). The dinoflagellate genus Ceratium in Irish shelf seas. pp. [viii] + 1-86, 31 figs. Galway: Martin Ryan Institute.

Schiller, J. (1937). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. X. Band, 3. Abt. 2. Teil. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds), pp. 321-590, i-vii. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.

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

Tunin-Ley, A., Labat, J.P., Gasparini, S., Mousseau, L. & Lemée, R. (2007). Annual cycle and diversity of species and infraspecific taxa of Ceratium (Dinophyceae) in the Ligurian Sea, northwest Mediterranean. Journal of Phycology 43: 1149-1163.

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