Attheya septentrionalis

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Attheya septentrionalis
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): SAR
Superphylum: Heterokonta
Class: Bacillariophyceae
Order: Centrales
Suborder: Biddulphiineae
Family: Chaetocerotaceae
Genus: Attheya
Species: A. septentrionalis
Binomial name
Attheya septentrionalis
((Østrup) R. M. Crawford, 1994)

Attheya septentrionalis is a species of diatoms in the genus Attheya.[1][2]


In light microscope A. septentrionalis is distinguished from other Attheya by having curly setae. This species is easily confused with Attheya longicornis but the latter have long setae which are not curly.[2]


  1. ^ Crawford, R. M., Gardner, C., Medlin, L. K. 1994. The genus Attheya. I. A description of four new taxa, and the transfer of Gonioceros septentrionalis and G. armatus. Diatom research. 9:27-51.
  2. ^ a b Tomas, C. R., Hasle G. R., Syvertsen, E. E., Steidinger, K. A., Tangen, K., Throndsen, J., Heimdal, B. R., (1997). Identifying Marine Phytoplankton, Academic Press.

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