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Coscinodiscus reniformis Castracane

Publication details
Coscinodiscus reniformis Castracane 1886: 160, pl. XII [12]: fig. 12

Published in: Castracane, [C.A.] F. (1886). Report on the Diatomaceae collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. In: Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. Botany - Vol. II. (Murray, J. Eds), pp. 1-178.

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

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), kidney-shaped (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Guo Yujie [Kuo, Y.C., Guo, Y.C.] (2003). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. I. Centricae. pp. [1]-493. Beijing: Science Press.

Lozano-Duque, Y., Vidal, L.A. & Navas S, G.R. (2011). Listado de Diatomeas (Bacillariophyta) registradas para el Mar Caribe Colombiano. Boletin de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras 39(1): 83-116.

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