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Thalassiosira antiqua (Grunow) Proshkina-Lavrenko 1955

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Publication details
Thalassiosira antiqua (Grunow) Proshkina-Lavrenko 1955: 48

Published in: Proschkina-Lavrenko, A.I. (1955). [Relictae Diatomeae planctoni e Maris Nigri]. Botaniceskie materialy otdela sporovyh rastenij Botanicheskogo instituta imeni V.L. Komarova, Akademii Nauk S.S.S.R. Notulae systematicae e sectione cryptogamica instituti botanici nomine V.L. Komarovi academiae scientiarum URSS 10: 45-54. [in Russian and Latin]

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Thalassiosira is Thalassiosira nordenskioeldii Cleve.

Basionym
Coscinodiscus antiquus Grunow

Type information
Type locality: Denmark: Mors Island, Jutland (Paleocene) (Index Nominum Algarum).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Coscinodiscus antiquus Grunow 1884

Nomenclatural notes
According to INA, combination attributed to Cleve-Euler, but not found in any of her works; in Bot. Not. 1942: 269 treatment of Thalassiosira, she still leaves it in Coscinodiscus. (Grunow) Cleve-Euler (1941) cited by Gariboldi (2016). - (22 Mar 2017) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Caraus, I. (2002). The algae of Romania. Studii si Cercetari, Universitatea Bacau, Biologie 7: 1-694.

Cleve-Euler, A. (1941). AlttertiƤre Diatomeen und silicoflagellaten im inneren Schwedens. Palaeontographic 92: Abt. A., Lf. 3-6; 165-212, pl. 16-25, fig. 1-7.

Cleve-Euler, A. (1942). Coscinodisci et Thalassiosirae Fennosueciae. Eine kritische Ɯbersicht. Botaniska Notiser 1942(3): 232-278, 51 figs.

Gariboldi, K. (2016). A note on diatom stratigraphic markers in upper Miocene sediments of the Pisco Formation, Peru, and description of Delphineis urbinai sp. nov. Diatom Research 31(3): 285-301, 45 figs, 3 tables.

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