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Coscinodiscus subtilis Ehrenberg

Publication details
Coscinodiscus subtilis Ehrenberg 1843: 412, pl. 1: fig. 3

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1843). Verbreitung und Einfluss des mikroskopischen Lebens in Süd-und Nord-Amerika. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1841: 291-466, pls 1-4.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Coscinodiscus is Coscinodiscus argus Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), fine, thin, delicate, fine, or precise.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Craspedodiscus subtilis 'Ehrenberg Mikrogeologie, p. 12' according to Mills 1933

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Peru; Veracruz, Mexico

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Coscinodiscus subtilis Ehrenberg)
Europe: Britain (Hendey 1954, Hendey 1974, Hartley 1986), France (Anon. 2017), Ireland (Adams 1908), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Russia (Europe) (Stenina & Patova 2007).

Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, Anon. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014).

North America: Arkansas (AR) (Smith 2010), Canada (Mather et al. 2010), United States of America (Kociolek 2005).

Asia: China (Liu 2008), Korea (Lee, Choi & Lee 1995), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

South-east Asia: Malaysia (Zong & Hassan 2004).

Antarctic and the subantarctic islands: Antarctica/Subantarctic Islands (Scott & Thomas 2005).

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.

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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M.D. 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 23 July 2019.

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