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Cocconeis costata W.Gregory

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Cocconeidales
Family Cocconeidaceae
Genus Cocconeis

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Cocconeis costata W.Gregory
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Fort Ward, 400x, d.b. Dr. Eduardo Firpo and Dr. Diane Winter, DIC. 14 Apr 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Cocconeis costata W.Gregory
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Faye Bainbridge State Park, 1000x, d.b. Dr. Eduardo Firpo and Dr. Diane Winter, DIC. 19 Oct 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Cocconeis costata W.Gregory
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Faye Bainbridge State Park, 1000x, d.b. Dr. Eduardo Firpo and Dr. Diane Winter, DIC. 02 Nov 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Cocconeis costata W.Gregory
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Faye Bainbridge State Park, 1000x, d.b. Dr. Eduardo Firpo and Dr. Diane Winter, DIC. 19 Oct 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Cocconeis costata W.Gregory
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Point White, 1000x, determined by Dr. Eduardo Firpo and Dr. Diane Winter, DIC. 05 Jul 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Laminaria intermedia f. longipes Foslie

Cocconeis costata W.Gregory Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Faye Bainbridge State Park, 1000x, d.b. Dr. Eduardo Firpo and Dr. Diane Winter, DIC
© Karl Bruun

Publication details
Cocconeis costata W.Gregory 1855: 39, pl. 4: fig. 10

Published in: Gregory, W. (1855). On the post-Tertiary lacustrine sand containing diatomaceous exuviae from Glenshire near Inverary. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science 3: 30-43.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cocconeis is Cocconeis scutellum Ehrenberg.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ribbed, having one or more primary veins or ridges (Stearn 1973).

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

Habitat notes
Possibly cosmopolitan. Frequently observed on Georgiella confluens and rarely on Iridaea cordata (Al-Handal & Wulff 2008). - (6 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Glenshira, near Inverary, Scotland (Silva 1996-to date). Type: lacustrine sand. (Silva 1996-to date

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Key references
Al-Handal, A.Y. & Wulff, A. (2008). Marine epiphytic diatoms from the shallow sublittoral zone in Potter Cove, King George Island, Antartica. Botanica Marina 51: 411-435.

Cunningham, L. & McMinn, A. (2004). The influence of natural environmental factors on benthic diatom communities from the Windmill Islands, Antarctica. Phycologia 43: 744-755.

Hendey, N.I. (1964). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part V: Bacillariophyceae (diatoms). pp. [i]-xxii, 1-317. London: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Fishery Investigations. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office.

Proschkina-Lavrenko, A.I. (1950). Diatomovyi Analiz, Kniga 3. Opredelitel' iskopaemykh i sovremennykh diatomik vodoroslei Poriadok Pennales. Botanicheskii Institut im V.L. Komarova Akademii Nauk S.S.S.R. Gosudarstvennoe Izdatelystvo geologicheskoi Literatury 3(1): [1]-398, 117 pls. [in Russian]

Saunders, K., Lane, C., Cook, S., McMinn, A. & Hallaegraeff, G.M. (2010). Benthic diatoms. In: Algae of Australia. Phytoplankton of temperate waters . (Hallegraeff, G.M., Bolch, C.J.S., Hill, D.R.A., Jameson, I, LeRoi, J.-M., McMinn, A., Murray, S., de Salas, M.F. & Saunders, K. Eds), pp. 83-144. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS; CSIRO Publishing.

Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

Witon, E. & Witkowski, A. (2006). Holocene diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) from Faeroe Islands Fjords, Northern Atlantic Ocean. II. Distribution and taxonomy of marine taxa with special reference to benthic forms. Diatom Research 21(1): 175-215.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 22 January 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Riaux-Gobin, C., Romero, O.E. & Al-Handal, A.Y. (2009). Cocconeis costata var. subantarctica var. nov., a new marine diatom off Kerguelen Archipelago (Southern Ocean, Indian Sector). Diatom Research 24(2): 393-404.

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