Ceratium tripos (O.F.Müller) Nitzsch 1817
Ceratium tripos (O.F.Müller) NitzschA cosmopolitan species. Dorsal view.Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)
Ceratium tripos (O.F.Müller) Nitzsch 1817: 4 (as 'tripus')
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tripos muelleri Bory.
Cercaria tripos O.F.Müller
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.
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 11 August 2022