Strain Information: 1077/3

Division/Phylum: Heterokontophyta/Ochrophyta    Class: Coscinodiscophyceae    Order: Thalassiosirales


Skeletonema grethae Zingone & Sarno in Sarno et al. (2005)

CCAP 1077/3
Isolator: Rines (1986)
Origin: Marine; Naragansett Bay, Rhode Island, USA
Culture: Medium f/2 + Si; Bacteria present; sub
Other: Orig. desig. XM79; treated with Ampicillin; Name changed June 2010 after Kooistra et al 2009; Name confirmed March 2013 (ASSEMBLE); used for ecotoxicity testing; formerly listed as Skeletonema costatum Greville (Cleve) 1873;
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FR865519 ()
X52006 (18s rRNA)
AJ632204 (ITS)
AJ633521 (LSU (28S))
AY684941 (SSU (18S))
DQ011158 (SSU (18S))
X85395 (SSU (18S))

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Catalogue updated: 2 September 2016