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Neoceratium macroceros (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez, D.Moreira & P.López-Garciaómez, nom. inval.

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 Neoceratium

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Neoceratium macroceros (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez, D.Moreira & P.López-Garciaómez
© Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

Neoceratium macroceros (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez, D.Moreira & P.López-Garciaómez
© Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

Neoceratium macroceros (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez, D.Moreira & P.López-Garciaómez
Ireland. Robin Raine. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Neoceratium macroceros (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez, D.Moreira & P.López-Garciaómez
Live cell. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Neoceratium macroceros (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez, D.Moreira & P.López-Garciaómez
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 Live cell
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Neoceratium macroceros (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez, D.Moreira & P.López-Garciaómez 2010: table 2, nom. inval.

Published in: 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.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Neoceratium is Neoceratium furca (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez, D.Moreira & P.López-Garcia.

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
Invalid: basionym not cited (INA). - (12 Oct 2011) - Wendy Guiry

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.

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