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Coscinodiscus normanii W.Gregory ex Greville

Publication details
Coscinodiscus normanii W.Gregory ex Greville 1859: 80, pl. 6: fig. 3

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1859). Descriptions of new species of British Diatomaceae, chiefly observed by the late Professor Gregory. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science 7: 79-86.

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 normanii (W.Gregory ex Greville) Hustedt

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Coscinodiscus rothii var. normanii (W.Gregory ex Greville) Van Heurck 1885

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Coscinodiscus fasciculatus Schmidt 1878
Coscinodiscus normanicus Van Heurck 1880

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Hustedt, F. (1957). Die Diatomeenflora des Fluss-systems der Weser im Gebiet der Hansestadt Bremen. Abhandlungen der Naturwissenschaftlichen Verein zu Bremen 34(3): 181-440, 1 pl.

Key references
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.

O'Meara, E. (1875). Report on the Irish Diatomaceae. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, Series 2 2: 235-425, pls 26-34.

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

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