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Coscinodiscus striatus Kützing

Publication details
Coscinodiscus striatus Kützing 1844: 131, pl. 1: fig. 8

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1844). Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. pp. [i-vii], [1]-152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.
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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 Cyclotella striata (Kützing) Grunow

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), striped or fluted.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Cuxhaven, Germany (Prasad & Nienow 2006: 134). Lectotype: Kützing Collection Slide BM 19363 (Håkansson 2002: 100). Notes: Im Elbschlamme bei Cuxhaven: Sonder (INA).

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Source of current name
Cleve, P. T. & Grunow, A. (1880). Beiträge zur Kenntniss der arctischen Diatomeen. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 17(2): 1-121, 7 pls.

Key references
Håkansson, H. (2002). A compilation and evaluation of species in the genera ["general"] Stephanodiscus, Cyclostephanos and Cyclotella with a new genus in the family Stephanodiscaceae. Diatom Research 17(1): 1-139, 487 figs.

Prasad, A.K.S.K. & Nienow, J.A. (2006). The centric diatom genus Cyclotella (Stephanodiscaceae: Bacillariophyta) from Florida Bay, USA, with special reference to Cyclotella choctawhatcheeana and Cyclotella desikacharyi, a new marine species related to the Cyclotella striata species. Phycologia 45: 127-140.

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