Chaetoceros subtilis P.T. Cleve, 1896

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Chaetoceros subtilis

(DIC)

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

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

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Morphology
Valves fitting tightly together. All setae directed toward one end of the chain
Other remarks
Probably restricted to brackish water according to Hasle & Syvertsen (1996)
Life form
Cells united in short chains
Size
Diameter = 2-21 µm
Resting spore
+
Literature
Cleve, P.1896b. Redogörelse för de svenska hydrografiska undersökningarne februari 1896. V. Planktonundersökningar: Vegetabilskt plankton. Bih. Kongl. Svensk. Vet.-Akad. Handl. 22: 1-33:
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.
Hendey, N. I. 1964. An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part 5: Bacillariophyceae (Diatoms). HSMO, London. 317 pp.
Jensen, K. G. & Moestrup, Ø. 1998. The genus Chaetoceros (Bacillariophyceae) in inner Danish coastal waters. Opera Botanica. 133: 1-68.
Rines, J. E. B. & Hargraves, P. E. 1988. The Chaetoceros Ehrenberg (Bacillariophyceae) flora of Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, USA. Bibliotheca Phycologica 79: 1-196.

Subordinate taxa

Illustration Taxon name
Chaetoceros subtilis var. subtilis

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