Corethron criophilum Castracane
Corethron criophilum Castracane Silverdale, Washington, USA; Waterfront park, Lugols, 400x, DIC
Corethron criophilum Castracane 1886: 85, pl. 21: fig. 14
Original publication: Castracane, [C.A.] F. (1886). Report on the Diatomaceae collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. Rept. Sci. Res. Voy. H.M.S. Challenger. Botany 2: 1-178.
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Corethron.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Corethron pennatum (Grunow) Ostenfeld
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Corethron criophilum Castracane)
Europe: Spain (Pérez, Maidana & Comas 2009).
South America: Brazil (Eskinazi-Leça et al. 2010).
Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Harper et al. 2012).
Scott & Thomas (2005: 65) record this as being a synonym of Corethron pennatum (Grunow) Ostenfeld.
Source of synonymy
Hallegraeff, G.M. (2010). Introduction. In: Algae of Australia. Phytoplankton of temperate waters. ( Hallegraeff, G.M., Bolch, C.J.S., Hill, D.R.A., Jameson, I, LeRoi, J.-M., McMinn, A., Murray, S., de Salas, M.F. & Saunders, K. Eds), pp. 1-15. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS; CSIRO Publishing.
Gómez, F. (2008). Phytoplankton invasions: comments on the validity of categorizing the non-indigenous dinoflagellates and diatoms in European Seas. Marine Pollution Bulletin 56: 620-628.
Hendey, N.I. (1974). A revised check-list of the British marine diatoms. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 54: 277-300.
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.
CCAP Strain Number 1012/1 Corethron criophilum Castracane
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SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Corethron&species=criophilum
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Corethron&Species=criophilum
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 February 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Crawford, R.M. & Hinz, F. (1995). The spines of the centric diatom Corethron criophilum: light microscopy of vegetative cell division. European Journal of Phycology 30: 95-105, 38 figs.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:123906