Thalassiosira punctifera (Grunow) Fryxell, Simonsen & Hasle 1974

Publication Details
Thalassiosira punctifera (Grunow) Fryxell, Simonsen & Hasle 1974: 10

Published in: Simonsen, R. (1974). The diatom plankton of the Indian Ocean Expedition of R/V Meteor 1964-5. Meteor Forschungsergebnisse. Reihe D: Biologie 19: 1-107.

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

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

Coscinodiscus excentricus var. punctifera Grunow

Type Information
Type locality: "Südsee" [Indian Ocean]; (Grunow 1884: 84) Notes: Südsee [cf. Simonsen 1974 for discussion of type] (INA).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 11 September 2012 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 14 February 2024

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 14 February 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 23 May 2024

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