Ethmodiscus punctiger Castracane 1886
Ethmodiscus punctiger Castracane 1886: 167, pl. III : fig. 1
Published in: Castracane, [C.A.] F. (1886). Report on the Diatomaceae collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. In: Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. Botany. Vol. II. (Murray, J. Eds), pp. -178.
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Ethmodiscus.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Thalassiosira punctigera (Castracane) Hasle.
Type locality: "... pelagic Diatoms made in the Bay of Yedo." [Sea of Japan]; (Castracane 1886: 167)
This is a marine species.
Created: 22 April 2003 by Mairead Murphy.
Last updated: 17 June 2022
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 June 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2023