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Chaetoceros contortus F.Schütt

Publication details
Chaetoceros contortus F.Schütt 1895: 44

Published in: Schütt, F. (1895). Arten von Chaetoceras und Peragallia. Ein Beitrag zur Hochseeflora. Berichte der Deutsche Botanisch Gesellschaft 13: 35-50.

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).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Ostsee (Silva 1996-to date).

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Key references
Hoppenrath, M., Elbrächter, M. & Drebes, G. (2009). Marine phytoplankton Selected microphytoplankton species from the North Sea around Helgoland and Sylt. pp. [1]-264, figs 1-87. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

Ishii, K.-I, Iwataki, M., Matsuoka, K. & Imai, I. (2011). Proposal of identification criteria for resting spores of Chaetoceros species (Bacillariophyceae) from a temperate coastal sea. Phycologia 50(4): 351-362.

Kooistra, W.H.C.F., Sarno, D., Hernández-Becerril, D.U., Assmy, P., Di Prisco, C. & Montresor, M. (2010). Comparative molecular and morphological phylogenetic analyses of taxa in the Chaetocerotaceae (Bacillariophyta). Phycologia 49(5): 471-500.

Lee, J.H. (2011). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 3, Number 5. Chrysophyta: Bacillariophyceae: Centrales: Biddulphiineae: Centrales. pp. [1-6], 1-94, figs 1-66. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Lee, S.D., Joo, H.M. & Lee, J.H. (2014). Critical criteria for identification of the genus Chaetoceros (Bacillariophyta) based on setae ultrastructure. II. Subgenus Hyalochaete. Phycologia 53(6): 614-638.

Rines, J.E.B. (1999). Morphology and taxonomy of Chaetoceros contortus Schütt 1895, with preliminary observations on Chaetoceros compressus Lauder 1864 (Subgenus Hyalochaete, Section compressa). Botanica Marina 42: 539-551, 34 figs, 3 tables.

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References
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Rines, J.E.B. (1999). Morphology and taxonomy of Chaetoceros contortus Schütt 1895, with preliminary observations on Chaetoceros compressus Lauder 1864 (Subgenus Hyalochaete, Section compressa). Botanica Marina 42: 539-551, 34 figs, 3 tables.

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