Skeletonema menzelii Guillard, Carpenter & Reimann 1974
Skeletonema menzelii Guillard, Carpenter & Reimann 1974: 135, figs 1-9
Published in: Guillard, R.R.L., Carpenter, E.J. & Reimann, B.E.F. (1974). Skeletonema menzelii sp nov., a new diatom from the western Atlantic Ocean. Phycologia 13(2): 131-138, 12 figs.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Western Sargasso Sea (32°10'N, 64°30'W) (Guillard, Carpenter & Reimann 1974). Holotype: fig. 5: Dr David W. Menzel; 22 May 1959; at a depth of 100 m. (Guillard, Carpenter & Reimann 1974: 135, fig. 5). Notes: Living specimens of clone Men-5 at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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Guillard, R.R.L., Carpenter, E.J. & Reimann, B.E.F. (1974). Skeletonema menzelii sp nov., a new diatom from the western Atlantic Ocean. Phycologia 13(2): 131-138, 12 figs.
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