Chaetoceros compressus Lauder 1864

Publication Details
Chaetoceros compressus Lauder 1864: 78, pl. 8: fig. 6a, 6b

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) Lectotype: original illustration by Lauder (1864, pl. VIII, fig. 6): fixed sample of strain No. 127 from Loan Island, Andaman Sea, Thailand, deposited at C (C-A-920570 (epitype) (Chamnansinp et al. 2015: 166) Notes: According to Chamnansinp et al. (2015: 166), holotype material does not exist (see Rines 1999).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 08 June 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 June 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 May 2024

 
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