Cylindrotheca closterium (Ehrenberg) Reimann & J.C.Lewin 1964

Cylindrotheca closterium (Ehrenberg) Reimann & J.C.Lewin

Current name: Cylindrotheca closterium (Ehrenberg) Reimann & J.C.Lewin
Kingston, Washington, USA; Carpenter Creek watershed, estuary, 1000x, DIC - 31 January 2009. Karl Bruun (

Publication Details
Cylindrotheca closterium (Ehrenberg) Reimann & J.C.Lewin 1964: 289, pl. 124: figs 1-4; pl. 125: figs 1-4

Published in: Reimann, B.E.F. & Lewin, J.C. (1964). The diatom genus Cylindrotheca Rabenhorst. Journal of the Royal Microcopical Society, Series 3 83(3): 283-296.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cylindrotheca is Cylindrotheca gerstenbergeri Rabenhorst.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Ceratoneis closterium Ehrenberg

Type Information
Type locality: North Sea, near Cuxhaven, Germany (53 5200N, 008 42 00E); (Index Nominum Algarum) Lectotype: [21 Sept. 1839]; water of the rising tide; BHUPM: Ehrenberg Collection; Taxonomical Preparation 540032-3 (Jahn & Kusber 2005: 297, fig. 5) Notes: Germany: Cuxhaven; Wismar (INA).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 25 July 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 25 July 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 20 May 2024

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