Ceratium tripos (O.F.Müller) Nitzsch 1817

Ceratium tripos (O.F.Müller) Nitzsch

Ceratium tripos (O.F.Müller) NitzschRobin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Ceratium tripos (O.F.Müller) Nitzsch 1817: 4 (as 'tripus')

Published in: Nitzsch, C.L. (1817). Beitrag zur Infusorienkunde oder Naturbeschreibung der Zerkarien und Bazillarien. Neue Schriften der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft zu Halle 3(1): 1-128, 6 pls.

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 muelleri Bory.

Basionym
Cercaria tripos O.F.Müller

Type Information
Type locality: ""2489. C. Tripos subtriangularis, brachiis deflexis. Tre-Fod-Haleren. ln aqua marina."; (Müller 1776: 206)

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Greek), A three-legged structure; a tripod.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 29 October 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 29 October 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 August 2022

 
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