Ceratium compressum Gran 1912

Ceratium compressum Gran

Ceratium compressum GranA heavily reticulated species.Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Ceratium compressum Gran 1912: 193, 196, fig. 16

Published in: Gran, H.H. (1902). Das Plankton des Norwegischen Nordmeeres von biologischen und hydrographischen Gesichtspunkten behandelt. Reports of the Norwegian Fisheries and Marine Investigations 2(2, No. 5): 1-222.

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 compressus (Gran) F.Gómez.

Type Information
Type locality: Atlantic Ocean: near SW coast of Norway; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).

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 28 November 2022

 
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