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Coscinodiscus spiralis M.Hajós, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Coscinodiscus spiralis M.Hajós 1976: 826, pl. 7: figs 1-3, nom. illeg.

Published in: Hajós, M. (1976). Upper Eocene and Lower Oligocene Diatomaceae, Archaeomonadaceae, and Silicoflagellatae in southwestern Pacific sediments, Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 29. Init. Repts. DSDP 35: , Upper Eocene and Lower Oligocene Diatomaceae, Archaeomonadaceae, and Silicoflagellatae in southwestern Pacific sediments, Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 29.

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 hajosiae J.Fenner

Fossil
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spiral (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Coscinodiscus spiralis Karsten, 1905; replacement name: Coscinodiscus hajosiae J.Fenner - (15 Feb 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Type information
Type locality: Central Tasman Sea (Silva 1996-to date). Type: figs 1, 2: DSDP leg 29 sample 283-4; (Silva 1996-to date

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
Fenner, J. (1985 '1984'). Eocene-Oligocene planktic diatom stratigraphy in the low latitudes and the high southern latitudes. Micropaleontology (New York) 30(4): 319-342, 2 pls, 6 figs.

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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 19 June 2019.

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