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Coscinodiscus gigas var. praetextus Janisch ex Hustedt

Publication details
Coscinodiscus gigas var. praetextus Janisch ex Hustedt 1928: 457, fig. 255

Published in: 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..

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
Noun (Latin), A giant (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Coscinodiscus praetextus Janisch 1888

Nomenclatural notes
CAS: "Although Hustedt treated this as a new combination of Coscinodiscus praetextus Janisch 1888 (ref. 000541), since Janisch's name is invalid, Hustedt's entry constitutes valid publication of the name of a new taxon." - (22 Mar 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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.

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