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Chaetoceros socialis var. solitarius A.F.Meunier

Publication details
Chaetoceros socialis var. solitarius A.F.Meunier 1914: 46, pl. VII: figs 27, 28

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chaetoceros is Chaetoceros tetrachaeta Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chaetoceros gelidus Chamnansinp, Li, Lundholm & Moestrup

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
According to Chamnansinp et al. (2013: 1139), var solitaria Meunier 1910 corresponds to single cells of C. gelidus. In INA the date for var. solitaria Meunier is 1914, that for f. solitaria Meunier is 1910. - (6 Feb 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: S. North Sea (Mer flamande) (Silva 1996-to date).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
Chamnansinp, A., Li, Y., Lundholm, N. & Moestrup, O. (2013). Global diversity of two widespread, colony-forming diatoms of the marine plankton, Chaetoceros socialis (syn. C. radians) and Chaetoceros gelidus sp. nov.. Journal of Phycology 49(6): 1128-1141.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 May 2019.

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