Ethmodiscus punctiger Castracane 1886

Publication Details
Ethmodiscus punctiger Castracane 1886: 167, pl. III [3]: 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. [1]-178.

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Type Species
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 Information
Type locality: "... pelagic Diatoms made in the Bay of Yedo." [Sea of Japan]; (Castracane 1886: 167)

General Environment
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.; searched on 15 June 2024

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