Protoceratium reticulatum (Claparède & Lachmann) Bütschli 1885

Protoceratium reticulatum (Claparède & Lachmann) Bütschli

Current name: Protoceratium reticulatum (Claparède & Lachmann) Bütschli
Live cell. The girdle can be found offset by about one girdle width in this species. Note the rugose surface.Robin Raine (

Publication Details
Protoceratium reticulatum (Claparède & Lachmann) Bütschli 1885: 1007, pl. 52: fig. 2

Published in: Bütschli, O. (1885). II. Abtheilung: Mastigophora. In: Dr. H.G. Bronn's Klassen und Ordnungen des Thier-Reichs, wissenschaftlich dargestellt in Wort und Bild. Ester Band Protozoa. ( Eds), pp. 865-1088. Leipzig & Heidelberg: C.F. Winter'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Protoceratium is Protoceratium aceros Bergh.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Peridinium reticulatum Claparède & Lachmann

Type Information
Type locality: Norway: Bergen fjord; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), reticulate, netted, marked with a network (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 May 2024

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