Pleurosigma (Diatom of Atlantic Ocean) January 14, 2009 Sample #27

Taxonomic Hierarchy
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Chromista
Division Bacillariophyta – diatoms
Class Bacillariophyceae
Order Naviculales Bessey
Family Pleurosigmataceae Mersechk.
Genus Pleurosigma W. Sm.
Pleurosigma, W. Sm., Taxonomic Serial No.: 4592

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Pleurosigma is a marine diatom. This species was found in the Atlantic Ocean, Intracoastal Waterway (Southeastern North Carolina), January 14, 2009. It appears possibly to be accompanied by the marine diatom Coscinodiscus.

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