Ceratium ramakrishnii   Subrahmanyan,  1968 (Dinoflagellate)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Peridinea

Color: Colorless species.

Robust long-horned species. Epitheca dome-shaped in outline contributing almost 2/3 of the body. Body not compressed. Anterior horn long, straight, at base with wings and ridges. Hypotheca with posterior contour somewhat concave in ventral view, practically indistinguishable from the bases of the posterior horns. Posterior horns robust, beautifully arched and directed forward. Left posterior horn in dorsal view with slightly broader base. Transverse furrow well defined, with prominant ridge. Chromatophores absent. Nucleus large, clear. Abdominal notch large and prominant.

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• West Coast INDIA (Record: 04/1949, 05/1949)

Literature Source(s)
  • Subrahmanyan, R (1968) The Dinophyceae of the Indian seas Memoir II, Part I Marine Biological Association of India, India 118 pp Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/2446/
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

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