Thalassiosira leptopus   (Grunow In Van Heurck) Fryxell et Hasle,  1977 (Diatom)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Bacillariophyceae

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Scanning electron micrograph


Synonym (s)
Coscinodiscus leptopus Grunow in Van Heurck, 1883
Coscinodiscus lineatus Ehrenberg, 1839
Coscinodiscus lineatus Ehrenberg, 1841
Coscinodiscus leptopus Grunow, 1883
Coscinodiscus pseudolineatus Pantocsek, 1886
Coscinodiscus leptopus var. discrepans Rattray, 1890
Coscinodiscus praelineatus Jouse, 1968

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Tamil Nadu, Off Tuticorin (Lat: 8.71) (Long: 78.2) INDIA (Record: 1987-1989)

Literature Source(s)
  • Subramanian, SK and Krishnamurthi, MS (1997) Studies on the species composition of neritic diatoms in the aquatic realm off Tuticorin Coast in the Gulf of Mannar-Bay of Bengal Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association 19(1-2) 1-11 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at -
  • Plankton*Net Data Provider at the Alfred Wegener Insitute for Polar and Marine Research Available at -

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