Chaetoceros armatus T.West
Chaetoceros armatus T.West 1860: 151, pl. 7: fig. 12
Published in: West, T. (1860). Remarks on some Diatomaceae new or imperfectly described and a new desmid. Transactions of the Royal Microscopical Society, series 2 8: 147-153.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Attheya armata (T.West) R.M.Crawford
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), equipped, armed (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Crawford, R.M., Gardner, C. & Medlin L.K. (1994). The genus Attheya. I. A description of four new taxa, and the transfer of Gonioceros septentiornalis and G. armatus. Diatom Research 9: 27-51.
Hendey, N.I. (1964). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part V: Bacillariophyceae (diatoms). pp. [i]-xxii, 1-317. London: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Fishery Investigations. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office.
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M.D. 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 17 July 2019.