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Triceratium arcticum Brightwell 1853

Publication details
Triceratium arcticum Brightwell 1853: 250, pl. IV [4]: fig. 11

Published in: Brightwell, T. (1853). On the genus Triceratium, with descriptions and figures of the species. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science, London 1: 245-252, pl. IV.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Triceratium is Triceratium favus Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Trigonium arcticum (Brightwell) Cleve

Type information
Type locality: Beechy Island, Arctic Regions: Dr. Sutherland and sparingly from other parts of the Arctic Seas (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Arctic (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Triceratium arcticum var. genuinum Grunow 1880

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Triceratium arcticum Brightwell)
Atlantic Islands: Iceland (Scholz & Einarsson 2015).

Asia: China (Liu 2008), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014), Russia (Sea of Japan) (Gail 1950).

Source of current name
Cleve, P.T. (1867). Diatomaceer från Spetsbergen. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 24(10): 661-670.

Key references
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.

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.

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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