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Zygoceros pelagicum Cleve

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Mediophyceae
Subclass Thalassiosirophycidae
Order Eupodiscales
Family Eupodiscaceae
Genus Zygoceros

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Zygoceros pelagicum Cleve
The cell has two blunt projections on each valve, situated near the margin. The cell is twisted about its axis, resulting in an alternating position of the processes (and at each linkage in a chain).. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Antithamnion biarmatum Athanasiadis

Cerataulina pelagica (Cleve) Hendey The cell has two blunt projections on each valve, situated near the margin. The cell is twisted about its axis, resulting in an alternating position of the processes (and at each linkage in a chain).
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Zygoceros pelagicum Cleve 1889: 54

Published in: Cleve, P.T. (1889). Pelagisk Diatomeer från Kattegat. In: Det Videnskabelige Udbytte af Kanonbaaden "Hauchs" Togter i de Danske Have Indefor Skagen, I. Aarene 1883-86. (Petersen, C.G.J. Eds), pp. 53-56. Kjøbenhavn: Andr. Fred. Høst & Sons Forlag.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Zygoceros is Zygoceros rhombus Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cerataulina pelagica (Cleve) Hendey

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Hendey, N.I. (1937). The plankton diatoms of the Southern Seas. Discovery Reports 16: 151-364, pls VI-XIII.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 16 August 2010 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 October 2019.

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