Chaetoceros debilis Cleve 1894

Chaetoceros debilis Cleve

Current name: Chaetoceros debilis Cleve
Silverdale, Washington, USA, Waterfront Park, Lugol's, 200x, DIC - 28 March 2009. Karl Bruun (

Publication Details
Chaetoceros debilis Cleve 1894: 13, pl. I [1]: fig. 2

Published in: Cleve, P.T. (1894). Redogörelse för de svenska hydrografiska undersökningarne Åren 1893-1894 under ledning af G. Eckman, O. Pettersson och A. Wijkander. II. Planktonundersökningar, Cilicoflagellater och Diatomacéer [Including] Contributions to a description of the plankton-flora of Sweden.. Bihang till Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar, Afd. III 20(2): 1-16, 2 pls .

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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: Kattegat, west coast of Sweden; (Xu et al. 2020: 786) Lectotype: fig. 2a in Cleve, 1894: C A92104, permanent slide of strain CPH18, isolated off Hellerup, Denmark (figs 1-3) (epitype) (Xu et al. 2020: 786, 787)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), weak.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Emended diagnosis (Xu et al., 2020: 786).

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

Last updated: 09 June 2023

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