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Thalassiosira leptopus (Grunow) Hasle & G.Fryxell

Publication details
Thalassiosira leptopus (Grunow) Hasle & G.Fryxell 1977: 20, figs 1-14, 94-96

Published in: Hasle, G.R. & Fryxell, G.A. (1977). The genus Thalassiosira: some species with a linear areola array. In: R. Simonsen (ed.), Proceedings of the Fourth Symposium on Recent and Fossil Marine Diatoms, Oslo, August 30 - September 3, 1976. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 54: 15-66.

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 leptopus Grunow

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Coscinodiscus leptopus Grunow 1883

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Coscinodiscus lineatus Ehrenberg 1839
Coscinodiscus pseudolineatus Pantocsek 1886
Coscinodiscus leptopus var. discrepans Rattray 1890
Coscinodiscus praelineatus Jousé 1968

Distributional notes
Antarctic waters (Johansen & Fryxell 1985 citing Hendey 1937 (as Coscinodiscus lineatus Ehrenberg)). - (17 Jun 2013) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

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

Qi, Y.Z. (1995). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis. Tomus IV Bacillariophyta Centicae. pp. [i-viii], i-v, 1-104, 9 pls. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese with some English keys]

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.

Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

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