Chaetoceros socialis H.S.Lauder 1864

Chaetoceros socialis H.S.Lauder

Current name: Chaetoceros socialis H.S.Lauder
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Publication Details
Chaetoceros socialis H.S.Lauder 1864: 77, pl. 8: fig. 1

Published in: Lauder, H.S. (1864). Remarks on the marine Diatomaceae found at Hong Kong, with descriptions of new species. Transactions of the Microscopical Society of London, New Series 12: 75-79.

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chaetoceros is Chaetoceros tetrachaeta Ehrenberg.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Hong Kong; (Index Nominum Algarum)see below (epitype) Notes: Epitype: CAT2483 (fixed sample of the culture YL1); collected at Daya Bay, Guangdon coast, South China Sea, March 15, 2009 (Chamnansinp, 2013: 1133).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Emended description, based on the epitype (Chamnansinp et al. 2013).

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 22 August 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 22 August 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 26 May 2024

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