Thalassiosira gravida Cleve 1896

Thalassiosira gravida Cleve

Current name: Thalassiosira gravida Cleve
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Point White, Lugol's, 400x, DIC - 01 March 2009. Karl Bruun (

Publication Details
Thalassiosira gravida Cleve 1896: 12, pl. 2: figs 14-16

Published in: Cleve, P.T. (1896). Diatoms from Baffin Bay and Davis Strait. Bihang till Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar 22 (Afd. III)(4): 1-22, 2 pls..

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.

Type Information
Type locality: Canada: Baffin Bay: Davis Strait; (Index Nominum Algarum) Lectotype: Cleve's (1896) fig. 14: Baffin Bay; slide no. 64 Tempere and Peragallo Collection , deposited in Herb. at Div. FicologĂ­a, Fac. Ciencias Naurales y Museo, Univ. Nacional de la Plata (epitype) (Sar et al. 2011: 118, fig. 4)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 May 2021

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