Thalassiosira delicatula Hustedt, nom. illeg. 1958

Publication Details
Thalassiosira delicatula Hustedt, nom. illeg. 1958: 110, figs 8-10

Published in: Hustedt, F. (1958). Diatomeen aus der Antarktis und dem Südatlantik. Deutsche Antarktische Expedition 1938/1939. Geographisch-kartographische Anstalt Mundus, Hamburg 2: 103-191, pls 3-13.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Thalassiosira is Thalassiosira nordenskioeldii Cleve.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Shionodiscus gracilis var. expectus (VanLandingham) A.J.Alverson, S.H.Kang & E.C.Theriot.

Type Information
Type locality: Antarktis; (Simonsen 1987: 447) Lectotype (designated by Simonsen 1987: 447): BRM; 276/98a. Antarktis. 69°O5'S, 4°25'W. Salpa fusiformis. (Simonsen 1987: 447)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), very delicate (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 25 April 2003 by Mairead Murphy.

Last updated: 15 February 2023

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