Ceratium cornutum (Ehrenberg) Claparède & J.Lachmann 1859

Ceratium cornutum (Ehrenberg) Claparède & J.Lachmann

Current name: Ceratium cornutum (Ehrenberg) Claparède & J.Lachmann
Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK. BF image. - 29 February 2008. C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk,com)

Publication Details
Ceratium cornutum (Ehrenberg) Claparède & J.Lachmann 1859: 394

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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Peridinium cornutum Ehrenberg

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), horned.

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 01 June 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 June 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 May 2024

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