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Coscinodiscus asteromphalus Ehrenberg

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Coscinodiscophytina
Class Coscinodiscophyceae
Subclass Coscinodiscophycidae
Order Coscinodiscales
Family Coscinodiscaceae
Genus Coscinodiscus

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Coscinodiscus asteromphalus Ehrenberg
FOV: 225 µm__Sp. diam. : 322 µm. 04 Apr 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com).

Coscinodiscus asteromphalus Ehrenberg
100x__Diam. 322 µm. 04 Apr 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com).

Coscinodiscus asteromphalus Ehrenberg
FOV: 60 µm__Sp. diam. : 322 µm. 04 Apr 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com).

 

Gelidium papenfussii N.H.Loomis

Coscinodiscus asteromphalus Ehrenberg 100x__Diam. 322 µm
© Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com)

Publication details
Coscinodiscus asteromphalus Ehrenberg 1844: 77

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1844). Mittheilung über 2 neue Lager von Gebirgsmassen aus Infusorien als Meeres-Absatz in Nord-Amerika und eine Vergleichung derselben mit den organischen Kreide-Gebilden in Europa und Afrik. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung Geeigneten Verhandlungen der Königl. Preuss. Akademie Der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1844: 57-97.

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.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Coscinodiscus radiatus var. asteromphalus (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg 1854

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Coscinodiscus asteromphalus var. conspicua Grunow 1883
Coscinodiscus asteromphalus var. genuina Grunow 1884

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Coscinodiscus asteromphalus Ehrenberg)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Vilicic, Marasovic & Miokovic 2002), Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Black Sea (BSPC Editorial Board 2014), Britain (Hendey 1954, Hendey 1974, Hartley 1986, Sims 1996), France (Anon. 2017), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017), Scandinavia (Karlason et al. 2018).

North America: Canada (Mather et al. 2010), Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999), Mexico (López-Fuerte & Siqueiros-Beltrones 2016), Mexico (Caribbean) (Licea, Moreno-Ruiz & Luna 2016), United States of America (Kociolek 2005).

South America: Argentina (Garibotti et al. 2011), Brazil (Eskinazi-Leça et al. 2010), Colombia (Lozano-Duque, Vidal & Navas S 2011).

South-west Asia: Iraq (Maulood et al. 2013), Kuwait (Al-Kandari & Suburova 2019).

Asia: China (Liu 2008), Korea (Lee, Choi & Lee 1995), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (McCarthy 2013), New Zealand (Harper et al. 2012).

Antarctic and the subantarctic islands: Antarctica/Subantarctic Islands (Scott & Thomas 2005).

(as Coscinodiscus asteromphalus var. conspicua Grunow)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Key references
Al-Yamani, F.Y. & Suburova, M.A. (2019). Marine phytoplankton of Kuwait's waters Volume II. Diatoms. pp. [1]-336, 161 pls. Kuwait: Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research.

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.

Hallegraeff, G.M. (2010). Introduction. 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. 1-15. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS; CSIRO Publishing.

Hasle, G.R. & Syvertsen, E.E. (1996). Marine diatoms. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 5-385. San Diego: Academic Press.

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.

Hendey, N.I. (1974). A revised check-list of the British marine diatoms. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 54: 277-300.

Metzeltin, D. & García-Rodríguez, F. (2003). Las diatomeas uruguayas. pp. [1]-210, 74 pls. Uruguay: DIRAC Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la República.

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

Scott, F.J. & Thomas, D.P. (2005). Diatoms. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 13-201. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

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.

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

Werner, D. (1971). The life cycle with sexual phase in the marine diatom Coscinodiscus asteromphalus I. Culture and synchronisation of developmental stages. Archiv für Mikrobiologie 80: 43-49.
Werner, D. (1971). The life cycle with sexual phase in the marine diatom Coscinodiscus asteromphalus II. Surface-dependant differentiation during vegetative cell diminution. Archiv für Mikrobiologie 80: 115-133.
Werner, D. (1971). The life cycle with sexual phase in the marine diatom Coscinodiscus asteromphalus III. Differentiation and spermatogenesis. Archiv für Mikrobiologie 80: 134-146.

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