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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratium furca (Ehrenberg) Claparède & Lachmann, 1859 
AphiaID: 109950

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChromista (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarosa (Subkingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlveolata (Infrakingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyzozoa (Phylum) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDinozoa (Subphylum) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDinoflagellata (Infraphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinophyceae (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonyaulacales (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratiaceae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratium (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratium furca (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTripos furca (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez, 2013
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratium Schrank, 1793
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPeridinium furca Ehrenberg, 1834
Sources  basis of record Gómez, F., 2005. A list of free-living dinoflagellate species in the world’s oceans. Acta Bot. Croat. 64 (1), 129-212. [details] [full text]

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 Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratium furca f. corpulentum Jorgensen, 1920
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratium furca var. biceps (Claparède & Lachmann) Lemmermann, 1899
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratium furca var. depressum Pouchet, 1883
Variety Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCeratium furca var. furca (Ehrenberg) Claparède & Lachmann, 1859
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratium furca var. pentagonum (Gourret) Lemmermann, 1899

Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratium furca var. belone (Cleve) Lemmermann, 1903 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTripos belone (Cleve) F.Gómez, 2013
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratium furca var. eugrammum (Ehrenberg) Jörgensen accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTripos eugrammus (Ehrenberg) F.Gómez, 2013
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratium furca var. hircus (Schröder) Margalef ex Sournia, 1973 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTripos hircus (Schröder) F.Gómez, 2013
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratium furca var. incisum G.Karsten, 1906 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTripos incisus (Karsten) F.Gómez, 2013
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Mexico
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMexico (origin: alien[details]
From other sources
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRamisi [details]
Lebanon
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLebanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
New Zealand
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Sweden
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Tunisia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTunisian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPlanktonNet Image 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublished in AlgaeBase Logo AlgaeBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (184 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:47133 [details]

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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet general for group: both heterotrophic (eat other organisms) and autotrophic (photosynthetic) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution coastal, also estuarine and oceanic; cosmopolitan in cold temperate to tropical waters [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat pelagic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance General: known for producing dangerous toxins, particularly when in large numbers, called "red tides" because the cells are so abundant they make water change color. Also they can produce non-fatal or fatal amounts of toxins in predators (particularly shellfish) that may be eaten by humans. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators marine microorganisms and animal larvae [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction general for group: both sexual and asexual [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:109950
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Brandt, Sue
2006-07-26 11:37:58Z  changed  Camba Reu, Cibran
2010-04-01 08:42:26Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
2011-02-09 08:22:37Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
2015-06-26 12:00:51Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D. (2015). Ceratium furca (Ehrenberg) Claparède & Lachmann, 1859. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2016). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=109950 on 2016-06-30
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