Chaetoceros anastomosans Grunow in Van Heurck, 1880-85

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Chaetoceros anastomosans

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

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Title
Chaetoceros anastomosans
Photographer/artist
Mats Kuylenstierna
Copyright holder
Maria Kuylenstierna
Institute
University of Gothenburg, Marine botany
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Image galleries
Kuylenstierna, Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Morphology
Setae of neighbouring cells connected with 0.5-2 µm long silica rods
Other remarks

Distribution: Warm-water region to temperate
Life form
Cells united in chains
Size
Diameter = 6-20 µm
Resting spore
+
Literature
Drebes, G. 1974. Marines Phytoplankton, Eine Auswahl der Helgoländer Planktonalgen (Diatomeen, Peridineen). Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart. 186 pp.
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.
Jensen, K. G. & Moestrup, Ø. 1998. The genus Chaetoceros (Bacillariophyceae) in inner Danish coastal waters. Opera Botanica. 133: 1-68.
Sundström, B. 1973. Chaetoceros arter i Öresund. MSc. Thesis Univ. of Lund. 77 pp.

Subordinate taxa

Illustration Taxon name
Chaetoceros anastomosans var. externa