Tripos pentagonum

Super Group: 
Alveolata
Phylum: 
Dinophyta
Class: 
Dinophyceae
Order: 
Gonyaulacales
Family: 
Ceratiaceae
Genus: 
Tripos
Species: 
pentagonum
Authority: 
(Gourret) F.Gómez 2013
Synonym(s): 
Basionym: Ceratium pentagonum Gourret 1883
Neoceratium pentagonum (Gourret) F.Gomez, D.Moreira & P.Lopez-Garcia 2010

Etymology

Adjective (Latin), five-angled.

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: France (Gulf of Marseille)

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

Observation site(s)

SYMBIONTS

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Amoebophrya ceratii-species complex Western basin A R. Siano, Alves-de-Souza, C., Foulon, E., Bendif, E. M., Simon, N., Guillou, L., and Not, F., Distribution and host diversity of Amoebophryidae parasites across oligotrophic waters of the Mediterranean Sea, Biogeosciences, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 267 - 278, 2011.

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