Ceratium furca (Ehrenberg) Claparède & Lachmann 1859

Tripos furca (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez

Current name: Tripos furca (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez
Close up of a theca showing robust thecal plates.Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Ceratium furca (Ehrenberg) Claparède & Lachmann 1859: 399, pl. 19: fig. 5

Published in: Claparède, É. & Lachmann, J. (1859). Études sur les infusoires et les rhizopodes. Mémoires de l'Institut National Genevois 6: 261-482.

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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 furca (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez.

Basionym
Peridinium furca Ehrenberg

Type Information
Type locality: Germany: Kiel ; (Index Nominum Algarum) Type: 24.xi.1832; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), fork (Brown 1946).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 May 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 22 April 2024

 
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