Taxon Account

Thalassiosira Cleve; 1873; 6

Key references

Harris A.S.D., Medlin L.K., Lewis J., Jones K.J. 1995. Thalassiosira species (Bacillariophyceae) from a Scottish sea-loch. European Journal of Phycology. 30(2): 117-131.

Armburst E.V., Berges J.A., Bowler C. et al. 2004. The genome of the diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana: ecology, evolution and metabolism. Science. 306: 79-86.

Park J.S., Jung S.W., Lee S.D., Yun S.M., Lee J.H. 2016. Species diversity of the genus Thalassiosira (Thalassiosirales, Bacillariophyta) in South Korea and its biogeographical distribution in the world. Phycologia. 55(4): 403-423.

Morphology

Cells in colonies forming chains and connected by organic material.

Valve face flat or undulated, mantle often narrow, plain or with spines.

One or more marginal rings of fultoportulae, one or several central fultoportulae, sometimes eccentrically located.

One or several rimoportulae in various locations.

Valves with loculate areolae forming a variety of pattern.

Literature

References are given in chronological order.

Reference
Citation
Fryxell G.A., Hasle G.R. 1977. The genus Thalassiosira: species with a modified ring of central strutted processes. 54. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia, Proceedings of the Fourth Symposium on Recent and Fossil Marine Diatoms (R. Simonsen ed.). 67-98 pp Morphology; Illustrations; Taxonomy
Hasle G.R., Fryxell G.A. 1977. The genus Thalassiosira: some species with a linear areola array. 54. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia, Proceedings of the Fourth Symposium on Recent and Fossil Marine Diatoms (R. Simonsen ed.). 15-66 pp Morphology; Illustrations; Taxonomy
Rivera P.R. 1981. Beiträge zur Taxonomie und Verbreitung der Gattung Thalassiosira Cleve (Bacillariophyceae) in den Küstengewässern Chiles. J. Cramer, Vaduz. 220 pp Morphology; Illustrations; Ecology
Johansen J.R., Doucette G.J., Fryxell G.A. 1985. The genus Thalassiosira (Bacillariophyceae): morphology of heterovalvate resting spores of T.scotia. American Journal of Botany. 72(1): 1861-1870. Morphology; Illustrations
Johansen J.R., Fryxell G.A. 1985. The genus Thalassiosira (Bacillariophyceae): studies on species occurring south of the Antarctic Convergence Zone. Phycologia. 24: 155-179. Morphology; Illustrations
Hasle G.R., Lange C.B. 1989. Freshwater and brackish water Thalassiosira (Bacillariophyceae): taxa with tangentially undulated valves. Phycologia. 28(1): 120-135. Morphology; Taxonomy; Illustrations
Harris A.S.D., Medlin L.K., Lewis J., Jones K.J. 1995. Thalassiosira species (Bacillariophyceae) from a Scottish sea-loch. European Journal of Phycology. 30(2): 117-131. Morphology; Taxonomy; Illustrations; Ecology;
Julius M.L., Tanimura Y. 2001. Cladistic analysis of plicated Thalassiosira (Bacillariophyceae). Phycologia. 40(2): 111-122. Morphology; Biology; Illustrations; Taxonomy
Armburst E.V., Berges J.A., Bowler C. et al. 2004. The genome of the diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana: ecology, evolution and metabolism. Science. 306: 79-86. Biology;
Alverson A.J., Kang S.-H., Theriot E.C. 2006. Cell wall morphology and systematic importance of Thalassiosira ritscheri (Hustedt) Hasle, with a description of Shionodiscus gen. nov. Diatom Research. 21(2): 251-262. Morphology; Illustrations
Sumper M., Brunner E. 2008. Silica biomineralisation in diatoms: the model organism Thalassiosira pseudonana. ChemBioChem. 9(8): 1187-1194. Biology
Garcia M., Odebrecht C. 2009. Morphology and ecology of Thalassiosira Cleve (Bacillariophyta) species rarely recorded in Brazilian coastal waters. Brazilian Journal of Biology. 69(4): 1059-1071. Morphology; Illustrations; Ecology
Martín-Cereceda M., Cox E.J. 2011. Morphological variation in a small Thalassiosira species (Bacillariophyta) under different culture regimes. Botanica Marina. 54: 563-574. Morphology; Illustrations
Hamsher S.E., LeGresley M.M., Martin J.L., Saunders G.W. 2013. A comparison of morphological and molecular-based surveys to estimate the species richness of Chaetoceros and Thalassiosira (Bacillariophyta), in the Bay of Fundy. PLOS ONE. e73521. Biology; Ecology
Park J.S., Jung S.W., Lee S.D., Yun S.M., Lee J.H. 2016. Species diversity of the genus Thalassiosira (Thalassiosirales, Bacillariophyta) in South Korea and its biogeographical distribution in the world. Phycologia. 55(4): 403-423. Morphology; Ecology; Illustrations;
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