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Coscinodiscus kuetzingii A.W.F.Schmidt

Publication details
Coscinodiscus kuetzingii A.W.F.Schmidt 1878: pl. 57: figs. 17, 18 (as 'kützingii' )

Published in: Schmidt, A.[W.F.] (1878). Atlas der Diatomaceen-kunde Series II: Heft 15: pls 57-60. . Aschersleben: Verlag von Ernst Schlegel.
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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 Actinocyclus kuetzingii (A.W.F.Schmidt) Simonsen

Origin of species name
(Latinised), Named for Friedrich Traugott Kützing (1807-1893), German Phycologist.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Seemingly originally first introduced without a description, but validated by analytical figures (Melbourne Code; see ICN Art. 38.7 "For the purpose of Art. 38.5, prior to 1 January 1908, an illustration with analysis (see Art. 38.9 and 38.10) is acceptable in place of a written description or diagnosis."). Name corrected in accordance with Art. 60. - (21 Sep 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Simonsen, R. (1975). On the pseudonodulus of the centric diatoms, or Hemidiscaceae reconsidered. In: R. Simonsen (Ed.), Proceedings of the Third Symposium on Recent and Fossil Marine Diatoms, Kiel, September 9-13, 1974. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 53: 83-98.

Key references
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.

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