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Coscinodiscus eccentricus 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 eccentricus Ehrenberg
Close-up __FOV : 50 µm __Sp. Diam. ; 57 µm ____Oamaru, New Zealand.. 28 Jun 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Coscinodiscus eccentricus Ehrenberg
600x __Diam. 57 µm, Oamaru, New Zealand. 28 Jun 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Coscinodiscus eccentricus Ehrenberg
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Manitou Beach, Lugol s, 1000x, DIC. 12 Mar 2011. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

 

Hutchinsia variegata C.Agardh

Thalassiosira eccentrica (Ehrenberg) Cleve 600x __Diam. 57 µm, Oamaru, New Zealand
© Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com)

Publication details
Coscinodiscus eccentricus Ehrenberg 1840: 146

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1840). Über noch zahlreich jetzt lebende Thierarten der Kreidebildung und den Organismus der Polythalamien Preprint of Abhandlung der Könglichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin aus dem Jahre 1839 [1841] with different pagination. pp. 1-94, 4 pls. Berlin.

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 eccentrica (Ehrenberg) Cleve

Fossil
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Cited as "eccentricus" by some authors and as "excentricus" by others; there is no reason to alter the original orthography of "eccentricus". - (6 Jul 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Fossil im Kreidemergeln van Oman, lebend bei Cuxhaven in der Nordsee, bei Tjorn im Cattegat und bei Vera Cruz im Weltmeere (Silva 1996-to date). Notes: Ehrenberg's original localities: fossil from Oran, Africa; recent from Cuxhaven, North Sea; recent from Tjorn, Kattegat; epiphytic from Veracruz, Mexico. Typification: see Fryxell & Hasle (1972/1973).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Cleve, P.T. (1904 '1903'). Plankton table for the North Sea. Conseil Permanent International pour l'Exploration de la Mér 1903-1904: 216 only.

Key references
Fryxell, G.A. & Hasle, G.R. (1972). Thalassiosira eccentrica (Ehrenb.) Cleve T. symmetrica sp. nov., and some related centric diatoms. Journal of Phycology 8(4): 297-317, 46 figs, 3 tables.

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.

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Novais, M.H., Blanco, S., Morais, M., Hoffmann, L. & Ector, L. (2015). Catalogue of continental diatoms from Portugal, including the Archipelagos of Azores and Madeira: updated nomenclature, distribution and bibliography. In: Diatom Monographs (Witkowski, A., ed.). Vol. 17A. pp. 1-876. Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

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

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