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Chaetoceros wighamii Brightwell 1856

Publication details
Chaetoceros wighamii Brightwell 1856: 108, pl. 7: figs 19-36

Published in: Brightwell, T. (1856). On the filamentous long-horned Diatomaceae, with a description of two new species. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science, London 4: 105-109, pl. VII.

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: near Breydon, Great Yarmouth (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Mr. Wigham; brackish water. (Index Nominum Algarum

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chaetoceros bottnicus Cleve 1896
Chaetoceros biconcavus Gran 1897
Chaetoceros amanita A.Cleve 1915

Usage notes
Harmful species (Lassus et al. 2017). - (18 May 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Vilicic, Marasovic & Miokovic 2002), Albania (Miho & Witkowski 2005), 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), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Poland (Plinski & Witkowski 2020), Portugal (Moita & Vilarinho 1999), Romania (Caraus 2017), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018), Spain (Aboal 1986, Aboal 1988a, Aboal 1989, Trigueros, Orive & Arriluzea 2002).

North America: Canada (Mather & al. 2010, Mather & al. 2010), Maryland (Eissler et al. 2009 ), Mexico (Atlantic) (Licea, Moreno-Ruiz & Luna 2016), Mexico (Pacific) (Torres-Ariño & al. 2019).

Middle East: Iraq (Maulood & al. 2013), Turkey (Aysel 2005, Taskin (ed.) & al. 2019, Kalei & Akçaalan 2020).

South-west Asia: India (Gupta & Das 2020).

Asia: China (Liu 2008), Korea (Lee, Choi & Lee 1995, Lee 2011), Russia (Bessudova et al. 2014 ), Tajikistan (Barinova, Boboev & Hisoriev 2015).

(as Chaetoceros amanita A.Cleve)
North America: United States of America (Kociolek 2005).

Asia: Korea (Lee, Choi & Lee 1995).

Key references
Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.

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.

Bosak, S., Udovic, M.G. & Sarno, D. (2015). Morphological study of Chaetoceros wighamii Brightwell (Chaetocerotaceae, Bacillariophyta) from Lake Vrana, Croatia. Acta Botanica Croatica 74(2): 233–244.

Guo Yujie [Kuo, Y.C., Guo, Y.C.] (2003). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. I. Centricae. pp. [1]-493. Beijing: Science Press.

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.

Lassus, P., Chomérat, N., Hess, P. & Nézan, E. (2017 '2016'). Toxic and harmful microalgae of the World Ocean. Micro-algues toxiques et nuisibles de l'Océan Mondial. IOC Manuals and guides, 68 (Bilingual English/French). pp. 1-523, 54 pls. Denmark: International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae/ Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO.

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

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.

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References
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Bosak, S., Udovic, M.G. & Sarno, D. (2015). Morphological study of Chaetoceros wighamii Brightwell (Chaetocerotaceae, Bacillariophyta) from Lake Vrana, Croatia. Acta Botanica Croatica 74(2): 233–244.
Eissler, Y., Wang, K., Chen, F., Wommack, K.E. & Coats, D.W. (2009). Ultrastructural characterization of the lytic cycle of an intranuclear virus infecting the diatom Chaetoceros cf. wighamii (Bacillariophyceae) from Chesapeake Bay, USA. Journal of Phycology 45(4): 787-797.
Sánchez Castillo, P.M. & Ubierna León, M.A. (1992). Estudio de Chaetoceros wighamii Brightwell: un taxon mal interpretado. Diatom Research 7(1): 127-136.

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