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Climaconeis koenigii A.K.S.K. Prasad in Prasad, A.K.S.K., Riddle, K.A. & J.A. Nienow 2000, p. 200; fig. 1-17, 43
StatusValid
Published inPrasad, A.K.S.K., Riddle, K.A. and Nienow, J.A. 2000 [ref. 010561]. Marine diatom genus Climaconeis (Berkeleyaceae, Bacillariophyta): two new species, Climaconeis koenigii and C. colemaniae, from Florida Bay, USA. Phycologia 39(3):199-211.
TypeHolotype: Slide BM 100255, deposited at the Natural History Museum, London, UK, bears several specimens; the holotype specimen can be located with England Finder (Graticules Ltd., UK) coordinates M-44-4, and it measures 318 Ám in length and 4.8 Ámin width at the centre. Isotypes: Slides PC 98068, PC 98069, PC 98071, and PC 98073, available in the senior author's collections (PC, Prasad Collections).INA card not found. Click here to check this name in the INA website.
Type Locality80º49'31”W, 24º58'41”N, near Rabbit Key, Florida Bay, USA, collected 1 October 1997 with a 64 µm-mesh plankton net. Salinity 35%.Language of descriptionL
CollectorAssessment of record accuracylikely accurate