Rhaphoneis amphiceros   (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg,  1844 (Diatom)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Bacillariophyceae
Order:Rhaponeidales
Family:Rhaphoneidaceae

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Description

Synonym (s)
Cocconeis amphiceros Ehrenberg, 1840
(Homotypic synonym)
Doryphora amphiceros (Ehrenberg) Kutzing, 1844
(Homotypic synonym)
Rhaphoneis amphiceros var. rhombica Grunow ex Van Heurck, 1881
(Heterotypic synonym)
Rhaphoneis lanceolata Ehrenberg, 1845
(Heterotypic synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic, Coastal

Biogeography


• Kerala, Kavanad INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Keelakarai INDIA (Record: 07/2008-12/2008)
• South West Coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sanilkumar, M G; Dr.Joseph, K J; Dr. Saramma, A V (2009) Planktonic Microalgae Microalgae in the Southwest Coast of India 34-114 Available at - http://dyuthi.cusat.ac.in/xmlui/purl/1922
  • (2008) Tree of Life Tree of Life Web Project Available at - http://tolweb.org/tree/
  • Anantharaman, P; Thirumaran, G; Arumugam, R; Kannan, RR; Hemalatha, A; Kannathasan, A; Sampathkumar, P and Balasubramanian, T (2010) Monitoring of Noctiluca bloom in Mandapam and Keelakarai coastal waters, southeast coast of India Recent Research in Science and Technology 2(10) 51-58 Available at - http://recent-science.com/article/viewFile/4386/2174
  • Gopinathan, CP (1984) A systematic account of the littoral diatoms of the southwest coast of India Journal of the marine biological association of India The marine biological association of India 26(1&2) 2-31 Available at - NIO, Goa

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