Skeletonema costatum (Greville) Cleve 1873
Skeletonema costatum (Greville) Cleve
Kingston, Washington, USA; Ferry terminal outside the breakwater, 1000x, DIC - 11 February 2009. Karl Bruun (email@example.com)
Skeletonema costatum (Greville) Cleve 1873: 7
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Skeletonema.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Melosira costata Greville
Syntype localities: "Hab. North Sea, off the coast of Yorlcshire, in the stomachs of Ascidians; George Norman,. Esq. Hongkong; J. Linton Palmer, Esq."; (Greville 1866: 78) Lectotype [Hong Kong; designated by Ross & al. 1996: 315]: plankton; BM; Slide 4501 (Greville Collection) (Ross & al. 1996: 315) Notes: Lectotype: indicated by Maltwood coordinates 26/31 in slide BM 4501.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), ribbed, having one or more primary veins or ridges (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Emended by Zingone & Sarno (2005: 143).
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 07 November 2022
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 07 November 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 November 2023