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Coscinodiscus nodulifer A.W.F.Schmidt

Publication details
Coscinodiscus nodulifer A.W.F.Schmidt 1878: pl. 59: figs 20-23

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 Azpeitia nodulifera (A.Schmidt) G.A.Fryxell & P.A.Sims

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

Nomenclatural notes
Seemingly originally first introduced without a description, but validated by analytical figures (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."). - (23 Mar 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Campeche Bay; California; Gazelle Exped. (Silva 1996-to date).

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Source of current name
Fryxell, G.A., Sims, P.A. & Watkins, T.P. (1986). Azpeitia (Bacillariophyceae): Related genera and promorphology. Systematic Botany Monographs 13: 1-74, 33 figs.

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.

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]

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.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 June 2019.

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