Tripos furca

Super Group: 
Alveolata
Phylum: 
Dinophyta
Class: 
Dinophyceae
Order: 
Gonyaulacales
Family: 
Ceratiaceae
Genus: 
Tripos
Species: 
furca
Authority: 
(Ehrenberg) F.Gómez 2013
Synonym(s): 
Peridinium furca Ehrenberg
Ceratophorus furca (Ehrenberg) Diesing 1850
Ceratium furca (Ehrenberg) Claparède & Lachmann 1859
Biceratium furca (Ehrenberg) Vanhoeffen 1897
Neoceratium furca (Ehrenberg) F.Gomez, D.Moreira & P.Lopez-Garcia 2010

Type species

The type species (holotype) of the genus Tripos is Tripos muelleri Bory de Saint-Vincent.

Type illustration / Type locality / Type specimen

Type_locality: Germany (Kiel)

Ecology

Substrate: planktonic
Sociability: solitary
Salinity: marine
pH: neutral

Feeding: Photosynthetic

Life cycle

Phases_alternance: haplontic
Generation: <1 month

Reproduction_mode: asexual

Feeding behaviour

Photosynthetic

Mode of locomotion

Two flagella typical for Dinophyceae
Flagellum: 2
Motility: motile_swimming

Attached phylogeny

Observation site(s)

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