Cocconeis costata W.Gregory
Cocconeis costata W.Gregory Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Fort Ward, 400x, d.b. Dr. Eduardo Firpo and Dr. Diane Winter, DIC
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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.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Possibly cosmopolitan. Frequently observed on Georgiella confluens and rarely on Iridaea cordata (Al-Handal & Wulff 2008). - (6 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Glenshira, near Inverary, Scotland (Silva 1996-to date). Type: lacustrine sand. (Silva 1996-to date
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.
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Hendey, N.I. (1964). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part V: Bacillariophyceae (diatoms). Vol. Ser. IV (part 5) pp. [i]-xxii, 1-317. Gt. Britain: Minist. Agric. Fish. Food, Fish Invest..
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): -398, 117 pls. [in Russian]
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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. , 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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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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 September 2018.