Chaetoceros compressus Lauder 1864
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.
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 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).
This is a marine species.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 22 August 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 22 August 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 March 2023