Craspedodiscus robustus (Greville) Pelletan 400x __Diam. 87 µm
© Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com)
Coscinodiscus robustus Greville 1866: 3; pl. 1: fig. 8
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1866). Descriptions of new and rare Diatoms. Series XVIII. Transactions of the Microscopical Society, New Series, London 14: 1-9, pls I, II.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Endictya robustus (Greville) Hanna & Grant
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), strong growing, strong-growing, or stout.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 16 April 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda 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 May 2019.