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Thalassiosira baltica (Grunow) Ostenfeld 1901

Publication details
Thalassiosira baltica (Grunow) Ostenfeld 1901: 290

Published in: Ostenfeld, C.H. (1901). Iagttagelser over Plankton-Diatomeer. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne 39: 287-302.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Thalassiosira is Thalassiosira nordenskioeldii Cleve.

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

Basionym
Coscinodiscus polyacanthus var. balticus Grunow

Type information
Type locality: Baltic Sea (Waxholm, Herösand, Rathan) (Hasle 1978: 266).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Baltic Sea.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Coscinodiscus polyacanthus var. balticus Grunow 1880
Coscinodiscus balticus (Grunow) Grunow ex Cleve 1891

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Thalassiosira subsalina Proshkina-Lavrenko 1955

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Busse, S. & Snoeijs, P. (2003). Gradient responses of diatom communities in the Bothnian Sea (northern Baltic Sea), with emphasis on responses to water movement. Phycologia 42: 451-464.

Genkal, S.I., Kuznetsova, I. & Kulikovskiy, M. (2020). [The recent freshwater centric diatoms of Russia]. pp. [1]-431, 164 pls. Yaroslavl: Filigran. [in Russian ]

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

Hasle, G.R. (1978). Some freshwater and brackish water species of the diatom genus Thalassiosira Cleve. Phycologia 17(3): 263-292, 71 figs, 2 tables.

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.

Hendey, N.I. (1974). A revised check-list of the British marine diatoms. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 54: 277-300, no figs.

Lebour, M.V. (1930). The planktonic diatoms of northern seas. pp. [i]-ix, 1-244, pls I-IV. London: Printed for the Ray Society sold by Dulau & Co., Ltd. 32, Old Bond Street, London, W. 1.

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.

Reavie, E.D. & Kireta, A.R. (2015). Centric, araphid and eunotioid diatoms of the coastal Laurentian Great Lakes. Sampling, taxonomic descriptions and environmental characteristics. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 62: [1]-184, 49 pls.

Villac, M.C., Kaczmarska, I. & Ehrman, J.M. (2016). Diatoms from ship ballast sediments (with consideration of a few additional species of special interest). Diatom Monographs 18: [1]-557, 235 pls.

Weckstrom, K. & Juggins, S. (2006). Coastal diatom-environment relationships from the Gulf of Finland, Baltic Sea. Journal of Phycology 42: 21-35.

Witon, E. & Witkowski, A. (2006). Holocene diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) from Faeroe Islands Fjords, Northern Atlantic Ocean. II. Distribution and taxonomy of marine taxa with special reference to benthic forms. Diatom Research 21(1): 175-215.

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