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Chaetoceros contortus var. ornatus Chamnansinp, Moestrup & Lundholm

Publication details
Chaetoceros contortus var. ornatus Chamnansinp, Moestrup & Lundholm 2015: 168, figs 39-53

Published in: Chamnansinp, A., Moestrup, O. & Lundholm, N. (2015). Diversity of the marine diatom Chaetoceros (Bacillariophyceae) in Thai waters - revisiting Chaetoceros compresses and Chaetoceros contorta. Phycologia 54(2): 161-175.

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

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), contorted, literally, ‘powerful, vehement, involved’. (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Loan Island, Phuket Province, Andaman Sea, Thailand (08.0102N, 98.5080E) (Chamnansinp et al. 2015: 168). Holotype: C C-A-92058 (fixed sample of strain No. 18) (Chamnansinp et al. 2015: 168).

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.

(as Chaetoceros contortus var. ornatus Chamnansinp, Moestrup & Lundholm)
South-east Asia: Thailand (Chamnansinp et al. 2015).

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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 March 2019.

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