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Corethron criophilum Castracane

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Coscinodiscophytina
Class Coscinodiscophyceae
Subclass Corethrophycidae
Order Corethrales
Family Corethraceae
Genus Corethron

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Corethron criophilum Castracane
Silverdale, Washington, USA; Waterfront park, Lugols, 400x, DIC. 10 Apr 2010. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Corethron criophilum Castracane
Silverdale, Washington, USA; Waterfront park, Lugols, 1000x, BF. 10 Apr 2010. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Corethron criophilum Castracane
Silverdale, Washington, USA; Waterfront park, Lugols, 200x, PC. 10 Apr 2010. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Corethron criophilum Castracane
Silverdale, Washington, USA; Waterfront park, Lugols, 400x, PC. 10 Apr 2010. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Corethron criophilum Castracane
Spring condition showing orientation of the spines.. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Sphaerococcus australis Kützing

Corethron criophilum Castracane Silverdale, Washington, USA; Waterfront park, Lugols, 400x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
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.

Type species
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

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

Taxonomic notes
Scott & Thomas (2005: 65) record this as being a synonym of Corethron pennatum (Grunow) Ostenfeld.

Usage notes
Harmful species (Lassus et al. 2017). - (18 May 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

Key references
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. [1]-493. Beijing: Science Press.

Hendey, N.I. (1964). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part V: Bacillariophyceae (diatoms). Vol. Ser. IV (part 5) pp. [i]-xxii, 1-317. Gt. Britain: Minist. Agric. Fish. Food, Fish Invest..

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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References
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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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