Chaetoceros gracilis Apstein, nom. illeg.
Chaetoceros gracilis Apstein 1909: 135, fig. 1, nom. illeg.
Published in: Apstein, C. (1909). Chaetoceros gracile Schütt und Chaetoceros vistulae n. sp. Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen. Abteilung Kiel, Neue Folge 11: 135-137.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chaetoceros ceratosporus Ostenfeld
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: later homonym of Chaetoceros gracilis Pantosek. - (15 Mar 2011) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
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.
Created: 09 April 2003 by Mairead Murphy
Verified by: 30 June 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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Hazzard, C., Lesser, M.P. & Kinzie III, R.A. (1997). Effects of ultraviolet radiation on photosynthesis in the subtropical marine diatom Chaetoceros gracilis (Bacillariophyceae). Journal of Phycology 33: 960-968, 7 figs, 3 tables.
Kashino, Y. & Kudoh, S. (2003). Concerted response of xanthophyll-cycle pigments in a marine diatom, Chaetoceros gracilis, to shifts in light condition. Phycological Research 51(3): 168-172.
Liang, Y., Sun, M., Tian, C, Cao, C. & Li, Z. (2014). Effects of salinity stress on the growth and chlorophyll fluorescence of Phaeodactylum tricornutm and Chaetoceros gracilis (Bacillariophyceae). Botanica Marina 57(6): 469-476.
Lombardi, A.T. & Wangersky, P.J. (1991). The influence of phosphorus and silicon on lipid class production by the marine diatom Chaetoceros gracilis grown in turbidostat cage cultures. British Phycological Journal 26: 91.
Rogerson, A., DeFreitas, A.S.W. & McInnes, A.G. (1986). Growth rates and ultrastructure of siliceous setae of Chaetoceros gracilis (Bacillariophyceae). Journal of Phycology 22: 56-62, 16 figs, 1 table.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 February 2019.