Chaetoceros simplex Ostenfeld 1901

A living cell (DIC)


Life-form: Solitary

Size: Diameter = 6-24 µm

Resting spore: +


Distinctive features:

Similar species:


Jensen, K. G. & Moestrup, Ø. 1998. The genus Chaetoceros (Bacillariophyceae) in inner Danish coastal waters. Opera Botanica. 133: 1-68.

Ostenfeld, C. H. 1912. A revision of the marine species of Chaetoceras Ehbg. sect. Simplicia Ostf. Meddel. Komm. Havunders. Serie Plankton. 1(10): 1-11.

Rines, J. E. B. & Hargraves, P. E. 1988. The Chaetoceros Ehrenberg (Bacillariophyceae) flora of Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, USA. Bibliotheca Phycologica 79: 1-196.

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