Chaetoceros radicans F.Schütt 1895

Chaetoceros radicans F.Schütt

Current name: Chaetoceros radicans F.Schütt
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Point White, 200x, DIC - 18 April 2009. Karl Bruun (

Publication Details
Chaetoceros radicans F.Schütt 1895: 48, pl. V [5]: fig. 27

Published in: Schütt, F. (1895). Arten von Chaetoceras und Peragallia. Ein Beitrag zur Hochseeflora. Berichte der Deutsche Botanisch Gesellschaft 13: 35-50, 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: "Atlantik"; (Schütt 1895: 48)

Origin of Species Name
Participle (Latin), rooting, putting forth aerial roots (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 09 June 2023

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