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Chaetoceros simplex Ostenfeld 1902

Publication details
Chaetoceros simplex Ostenfeld 1902: 137, fig. 8a, b

Published in: Ostenfeld, C.H. (1902). Phytoplankton fra det Kaspiske Hav (Phytoplankton from the Caspian Sea.). Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk Naturhistorisk Forening 1901: 129-139.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chaetoceros is Chaetoceros tetrachaeta Ehrenberg.

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

Type information
Type locality: Caspian Sea (Index Nominum Algarum).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Hyalochaete

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), simple, undivided, unbranched, of one piece or series, not consisting of several distinct parts (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chaetoceros simplex Ostenfeld)
Arctic: Chukchi Sea (Tsukazaki et al. 2018).

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Vilicic, Marasovic & Miokovic 2002), Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Black Sea (BSPC Editorial Board 2014, Zotov 2018), Britain (Hendey 1954, Hendey 1974, Hartley 1986), Croatia (Vilicic et al. 2009), France (Anon. 2017), France (Breizh) (Guilloux & al. 2013), Georgia (Barinova & al. 2011), Helgoland (Kraberg & al. 2019), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Poland (Plinski & Witkowski 2020), Romania (Caraus 2017), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018), Ukraine (Bukhtiyarova 1999).

North America: Canada (Mather & al. 2010), Gulf of California (Moreno, Licea & Santoyo 1996), Gulf of Mexico (Bombin et al. 2021), Mexico (Atlantic) (Licea, Moreno-Ruiz & Luna 2016), Mexico (Pacific) (Torres-Ariño & al. 2019).

South America: Brazil (Eskinazi-Leça & al. 2010).

Middle East: Egypt (Abbass, Madkour & Abu-El-Regal 2018), Iraq (Maulood & al. 2013), Turkey (Taskin (ed.) & al. 2019, Kalei & Akçaalan 2020).

South-west Asia: India (Gupta & Das 2020), Lebanon (Lakkis 2013, Lakkis 2013).

Asia: Kamchatka (Lepskaya & al. 2017), Korea (Lee, Choi & Lee 1995, Lee 2011), Russia (Far East) (Shevchenko & al. 2019).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Harper & al. 2012).

Antarctic and Antarctic islands: Ant./Subantarctic and islands (Scott & Thomas 2005).

Key references
Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.

Hasle, G.R. & Syvertsen, E.E. (1996). Marine diatoms. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 5-385. San Diego: Academic Press.

Hendey, N.I. (1964). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part V: Bacillariophyceae (diatoms). pp. [i]-xxii, 1-317. London: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Fishery Investigations. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office.

Hoppenrath, M., Elbrächter, M. & Drebes, G. (2009). Marine phytoplankton Selected microphytoplankton species from the North Sea around Helgoland and Sylt. pp. [1]-264, figs 1-87. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

Lee, J.H. (2011). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 3, Number 5. Chrysophyta: Bacillariophyceae: Centrales: Biddulphiineae: Centrales. pp. [1-6], 1-94, 66 figs. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Li, J. Kociolek, J.[P.] & Gao, Y.H. (2016). Chaetoceros coloradensis sp. nov. (Bacillariophyta, Chaetocerotaceae), a new inland species from Little Gaynor Lake, Colorado, North America. Phytotaxa 255(3): 199-213, 36 figs.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

Plinski, M. & Witkowski, A. (2020). Diatoms from the Gulf of Gdansk and surrounding waters (the southern Baltic Sea). pp. [1]-442, incl. 31 SEM pls, 16 photo pls. Gdansk: Gdansk University Press.

Sar, E.A., Hernández-Becerril, D.U. & Sunesen, I. (2002). A morphological study of Chaetoceros tenuissimus Meunier, a little-known planktonic diatom, with a discussion of the section Simplicia, subgenus Hyalochaete. Diatom Research 17(2): 327-335.

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.

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