Thalassiosira rotula Meunier 1910

Thalassiosira gravida Cleve

Current name: Thalassiosira gravida Cleve
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Point White, Lugol's, 400x, DIC - 01 March 2009. Karl Bruun (

Publication Details
Thalassiosira rotula Meunier 1910: 264, pl. 29: figs 67-70

Published in: Meunier, A. (1910). Microplancton des Mers de Barents et de Kara. Duc d'Orleans Campagne Arctique de 1907. pp. 1-355, pls I-XXXVII [Atlas]. Bruxelles: Imprimerie Scientifique Charles Bulens, Éditeur.

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

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Thalassiosira gravida Cleve.

Type Information
Barents Sea; Kara Sea; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), a small wheel; roll.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 May 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 May 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 09 December 2023

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