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Ceratium macroceros (Ehrenberg) Vanhöffen

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

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Ceratium macroceros (Ehrenberg) Vanhöffen
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Ceratium macroceros (Ehrenberg) Vanhöffen
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Ceratium macroceros (Ehrenberg) Vanhöffen
Ireland. Robin Raine. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Ceratium macroceros (Ehrenberg) Vanhöffen
Live cell. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Ceratium macroceros (Ehrenberg) Vanhöffen
Both antapical horns start by coming down and then bend round 180 degrees to become parallel with apical horn.. © Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Ceratium macroceros (Ehrenberg) Vanhöffen Ireland
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Publication details
Ceratium macroceros (Ehrenberg) Vanhöffen 1897: 310, pl. 5, fig. 10

Published in: Vanhöffen, E. (1897). Die Fauna und Flora Grönlands. In: Grönland-Expedition der Gesellschaft für Erdkunde zu Berlin 1891-1893. Zwieter Band. (Drygalski, E. von Eds), pp. 1-382. Berlin: W.H. Kühl.
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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 macroceros (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez

Basionym
Peridinium macroceros Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: Baltic Sea (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Dr. Michaelis; (Silva 1996-to date

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

Nomenclatural notes
Combination also proposed by Cleve (1899: 8). - (24 Aug 2018) - M.D. Guiry

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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
Cleve, P.T. (1900). Report on the plankton collected by the Swedish Expedition to Greenland in 1899. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 34(3): 1-21, tables I-IV.

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.

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.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

Parke, M. & Dixon, P.S. (1976). Check-list of British marine algae - third revision. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 56: 527-594.

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.

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