Corethron pennatum (Grunow) Ostenfeld 1909

Corethron pennatum (Grunow) Ostenfeld

Current name: Corethron pennatum (Grunow) Ostenfeld
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Publication Details
Corethron pennatum (Grunow) Ostenfeld 1909: 30, pl. 6: fig. 88

Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1909). Expédition Antarctique Belge, Résultats du Voyage du S.Y. Belgica en 1897-1898-1899. Rapports Scientifiques. Botanique, Diatomées. pp. 1-129, 13 pls. Imprim. J.-E. Buschmann.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Corethron is Corethron criophilum Castracane.

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

Actiniscus pennatus Grunow

Type Information
Type locality: Antarctic Ocean; (Ostenfeld 1902: pl. 82 bis, figs 1, 12) (Index Nominum Algarum) Notes: "Lectotype: pl. 82 bis, figs 1, 12. Epitype: BRM Zu4/87" (Crawford & al. 1998: 19).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), pinnate (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 June 2022

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 June 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 20 April 2024

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