Chaetoceros throndsenii (Marino, Montresor et Zingone) Marino, Montresor et Zingone 1991

A living cell (BF)

Synonym(s): Miraltia throndsenii Marino, Montresor et Zingone 1987

Life-form: Solitary

Size: Apical axis = 1.5-5 µm, pervalvar axis = 8-15 µm

Resting spore: +


Distinctive features:

Similar species:

Distribution: Gulf of Naples, Skagerrak, Kattegat, Baltic

Hajdu, S. & Olenina, I. 1996. Chaetoceros throndsenii (speciessheet no. 333). OPULUS PRESS UPPSALA, Vol. 4, p. 45

Hasle, G. R. & Syvertsen, E. E. 1996. Marine diatoms. In: Tomas, C. R. (ed.) Identifying marine diatoms and dinoflagellates. Academic Press, Inc., San Diego, p. 5-385.

Marino, D., Montresor, M. & Zingone, A. 1987. Miraltia throndsenii gen. nov., sp. nov., a planktonic diatom from the gulf of Naples. Diatom Research. 2: 205-211.

Marino, D., Giuffré, G., Montresor, M. & Zingone, A. 1991. An electron microscope investigation on Chaetoceros minimus (Levander) comb. nov. and new observations on C. throndsenii (Marino et al.) comb. nov. Diatom Research. 6: 317-326

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