Corethron criophilum Castracane
Corethron criophilum Castracane Silverdale, Washington, USA; Waterfront park, Lugols, 400x, DIC
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Corethron criophilum Castracane 1886: 85, pl. 21: fig. 14
Published in: Castracane, [C.A.] F. (1886). Report on the Diatomaceae collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. In: Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. Botany - Vol. II. (Murray, J. Eds), pp. 1-178.
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Corethron.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Corethron pennatum (Grunow) Ostenfeld
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Scott & Thomas (2005: 65) record this as being a synonym of Corethron pennatum (Grunow) Ostenfeld.
Harmful species (Lassus et al. 2017). - (18 May 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
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.
Guo Yujie [Kuo, Y.C., Guo, Y.C.] (2003). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. I. Centricae. pp. -493. Beijing: Science Press.
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.
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.
Lassus, P., Chomérat, N., Hess, P. & Nézan, E. (2017 '2016'). Toxic and harmful microalgae of the World Ocean. Micro-algues toxiques et nuisibles de l'Océan Mondial. IOC Manuals and guides, 68 (Bilingual English/French). pp. 1-523, 54 pls. Denmark: International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae/ Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO.
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.
Culture Centre for Algae and Protozoa (CCAP) cultures
Strain Number 1012/1 Corethron criophilum Castracane
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Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 January 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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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. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 November 2018.