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Coscinodiscus praetextus Janisch

Publication details
Coscinodiscus praetextus Janisch 1888: pl. 3: fig. 4

Published in: Janisch, C. (1888). Diatomaceen gesammelt auf der Forschungs-Reise der Gazelle in d. Jahren 1874-1876 bearbeitet durch C. Janisch. (Planches et Phototypie d'après les photographies de C. Janisch). The Diatoms of the Gazelle Expedition [Unpublished]. , 16 plates (325 figs.)..

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Coscinodiscus is Coscinodiscus argus Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Coscinodiscus gigas var. praetextus Janisch ex Hustedt

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
According to CAS, this name is invalid as it was not effectively published: "Published by Hustedt 1928 (ref. 000500), p. 457 as Coscinodiscus gigas var. praetexta." - (22 Mar 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Hustedt, F. (1928). Die Kieselalgen Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz unter Berücksichtigung der übrigen Länder Europas sowie der angrenzenden Meeresgebiete Bd. VII: Teil 1: Liefrung 2. In: Rabenhorst's Kryptogamenflora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. (Anon. Eds), pp. 273-464. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft m.b.h..

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Verified by: 22 March 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 June 2019.

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