Higher Classification: > Kingdom Chromista > Subkingdom Harosa > Infrakingdom Heterokonta > Phylum Ochrophyta > Subphylum Khakista > Class Bacillariophyceae > Subclass Coscinodiscophycidae > Superorder Thalassiosiranae > Order Thalassiosirales > Family Thalassiosiraceae

Thalassiosira Cleve, 1873

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted


Thalassiosira aestivalis Gran, 1931
Thalassiosira angulata (W.Gregory) Hasle, 1978
Thalassiosira anguste-lineata (A.Schmidt) G.Fryxell & Hasle, 1977
Thalassiosira antarctica Comber, 1896
Thalassiosira baltica (Grunow) Ostenfeld, 1901
Thalassiosira binata Fryxell
Thalassiosira bioculata (Grunow) Ostenfeld, 1903
Thalassiosira bramaputrae (Ehrenberg) Håkansson & Locker, 1981
Thalassiosira bulbosa E.E.Syvertsen
Thalassiosira concaviuscula I.V.Makarova
Thalassiosira conferta Hasle, 1977
Thalassiosira constricta Gaardner
Thalassiosira curviseriata Takano, 1981
Thalassiosira delicatula Ostenfeld, 1908
Thalassiosira diporocyclus Hasle, 1972
Thalassiosira eccentrica (Ehrenberg) Cleve, 1903
Thalassiosira gracilis (Karsten) Hustedt, 1958
Thalassiosira gravida Cleve, 1896
Thalassiosira hendeyi Hasle & G.Fryxell
Thalassiosira hispida Syversen
Thalassiosira hyalina (Grunow) Gran, 1897
Thalassiosira hyperborea (Grunow) Hasle
Thalassiosira kuschirensis Takano
Thalassiosira kushirensis Takano, 1985
Thalassiosira lacustris (Grunow) Hasle, 1977
Thalassiosira leptopus (Grunow ex Van Heurck) Hasle & G.Fryxell, 1977
Thalassiosira levanderi van Goor, 1924
Thalassiosira mala Takano, 1965
Thalassiosira mediterranea (Schröder) Hasle, 1972
Thalassiosira minima Gaarder, 1951
Thalassiosira minuscula Krasske, 1841
Thalassiosira nana Lohmann
Thalassiosira nordenskioeldii Cleve, 1873
Thalassiosira oceanica Hasle, 1983
Thalassiosira pacifica Gran & Angst, 1931
Thalassiosira partheneia Schrader, 1972
Thalassiosira poroseriata (Ramsfjell) Hasle, 1972
Thalassiosira proschkinae Makarova, 1979
Thalassiosira pseudonana Hasle & Heimdal, 1970
Thalassiosira punctigera (Castracane) Hasle, 1983
Thalassiosira rosulata Takano
Thalassiosira rotula Meunier, 1910
Thalassiosira subsalina Proshkina-Lavrenko, 1955
Thalassiosira subtilis (Ostenfeld) Gran, 1900
Thalassiosira tealata Takano, 1980
Thalassiosira tenera Proshkina-Lavrenko, 1961


basis of record


additional source

Round, F.E.; Crawford, R.M.; Mann, D.G. (1990). The diatoms: biology and morphology of the genera. Cambridge University Press: London, UK. ISBN 0-521-363187. 747 pp.

additional source

TMAP - Trilateral Monitoring and Assessment Program database

additional source

Hällfors, G. (2004). Checklist of Baltic Sea Phytoplankton Species (including some heterotrophic protistan groups). Baltic Sea Environment Proceedings No. 95: 210 pp.

additional source

Tomas, C.R. (Ed.) (1997). Identifying marine phytoplankton. Academic Press: San Diego, CA [etc.] (USA). ISBN 0-12-693018-X. XV, 858 pp.




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External Links

GenBank (4 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Thalassiosira Cleve, 1873. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:148912




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