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Chaetoceros polygonus F.Schütt

Publication details
Chaetoceros polygonus F.Schütt 1895: 46, pl. 5: fig. 24

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 currently regarded as a synonym of Chaetoceros atlanticus Cleve

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chaetoceros skeleton F.Schütt 1895
Chaetoceros atlanticus var. skeleton (F.Schütt) Hustedt 1930

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

Scott, F.J. & Thomas, D.P. (2005). Diatoms. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 13-201. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

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