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Coscinodiscus lacustris Grunow

Publication details
Coscinodiscus lacustris Grunow in Cleve & Grunow 1880: 114 (as 'C. (Odontodiscus) lacustris' )

Published in: Cleve, P. T. & Grunow, A. (1880). Beiträge zur Kenntniss der arctischen Diatomeen. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 17(2): 1-121, 7 pls.
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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 Thalassiosira lacustris (Grunow) G.R.Hasle

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Wisbeach, England (Park et al. 2016: 409).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Coscinodiscus lacustris Grunow)
Europe: Black Sea (BSPC Editorial Board 2014), France (Anon. 2017), Germany (Mauch & Schmedtje 2003, Täuscher 2014), Ireland (Adams 1908), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Portugal (Moita & Vilarinho 1999), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017), Scandinavia (Karlason et al. 2018), Spain (Álvarez Cobelas & Estévez García 1982), Sweden (Skuja 1948).

North America: Alaska (AK) (Foged 1981), Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999), Northwest Territories (Sheath & Steinman 1982), United States of America (Kociolek 2005, Eberle 2008).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed et al. 2009), Iraq (Maulood et al. 2013).

Asia: Mongolia (Edlund et al. 2001), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014), Tajikistan (Barinova, Boboev & Hisoriev 2015).

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Day et al. 1995), New Zealand (Chapman, Thompson & Segar 1957).

Source of current name
Hasle, G.R. & Fryxell, G.A. (1977). The genus Thalassiosira: some species with a linear areola array. In: R. Simonsen (ed.), Proceedings of the Fourth Symposium on Recent and Fossil Marine Diatoms, Oslo, August 30 - September 3, 1976. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 54: 15-66.

Key references
Hustedt, F. (1930). Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae) Zweite Auflage. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft 10. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. [i]-vii, [1]-466. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 November 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Battarbee, R.W. (1976). Coscinodiscus lacustris in Lough Neagh - a case of mistaken identity?. British Phycological Journal 11: 305-307.

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