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Coscinodiscus wailesii Gran & Angst

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Coscinodiscophytina
Class Coscinodiscophyceae
Subclass Coscinodiscophycidae
Order Coscinodiscales
Family Coscinodiscaceae
Genus Coscinodiscus

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Coscinodiscus wailesii Gran & Angst
Bantry Bay, Co. Cork, Ireland; girdle view showing flattened valves.. Robin Raine. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Chrysymenia grandis Okamura

Coscinodiscus wailesii Gran & Angst Bantry Bay, Co. Cork, Ireland; girdle view showing flattened valves.
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Coscinodiscus wailesii Gran & Angst 1931: 448, fig. 26

Published in: Gran, H.H. & Angst, E.C. (1931 '1930'). Plankton diatoms of Puget Sound. Publications of the Puget Sound Biological Station 7: 417-517.

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.

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

Usage notes
Harmful species (Lassus et al. 2017).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Departure Bay, Nanaimo, British Columbia (Silva 1996-to date).

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Key references
Gittenberger, A., Rensing, M., Stegenga, H. & Hoeksema, B. (2010). Native and non-native species of hard substrata in the Dutch Wadden Sea. Nederlandse faunistische Mededelingen No. 33: 21-75.

Gómez, F. & Souissi, S. (2010). The diatoms Odontella sinensis, Coscinodiscus wailesii and Thalassiosira punctigera in the European Atlantic: recent introductions or overlooked in the past?. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin 19: 1424-1433.

Gómez, F. (2008). Phytoplankton invasions: comments on the validity of categorizing the non-indigenous dinoflagellates and diatoms in European Seas. Marine Pollution Bulletin 56: 620-628.

Guo Yujie [Kuo, Y.C., Guo, Y.C.] (2003). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. I. Centricae. pp. [1]-493. Beijing: Science Press.

Hallegraeff, G.M., Anderson, D.M. & Cembella, A.D., Eds (2003). Manual on harmful marine microalgae. Paris: UNESCO.

Hasle, G.R. & Syvertsen, E.E. (1996). Marine diatoms. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 5-385. San Diego: Academic Press.

Hoppenrath, M., Elbrächter, M. & Drebes, G. (2009). Marine phytoplankton Selected microphytoplankton species from the North Sea around Helgoland and Sylt. pp. [1]-264, figs 1-87. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

Lang, I. & Kaczmarska, I. (2012). Morphological and molecular identity of diatoms cells retrieved from ship ballast tanks destined for Vancouver, Canada. Nova Hedwigia Beiheft 141: 515-534, 15 figs.

Lassus, P., Chomérat, N., Hess, P. & Nézan, E. (2017 '2016'). Toxic and harmful microalgae of the World Ocean. Micro-algues toxiques et nuisibles de l'Océan Mondial. IOC Manuals and guides, 68 (Bilingual English/French). pp. 1-523, 54 pls. Denmark: International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae/ Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO.

Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

Villac, M.C., Kaczmarska, I. & Ehrman, J.M. (2016). Diatoms from ship ballast sediments (with consideration of a few additional species of special interest). Diatom Monographs 18: [1]-557, 235 pls.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 06 April 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Fernandes, L.F., Zehnder-Alves, K. & Bassfeld, J.C. (2001). The recently established diatom Coscinodiscus wailesii (Coscinodiscales, Bacillariophyta) in Brazilian waters. I: remarks on morphology and distribution. Phycological Research 49: 89-96.
Gómez, F. & Souissi, S. (2010). The diatoms Odontella sinensis, Coscinodiscus wailesii and Thalassiosira punctigera in the European Atlantic: recent introductions or overlooked in the past?. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin 19: 1424-1433.
Jensen, K.G., Moestrup, Ø. & Schmid, A.-M.M. (2003). Ultrastructure of the male gametes from two centric diatoms, Chaetoceros laciniosus and Coscinodiscus wailesii (Bacillariophyceae). Phycologia 42: 98-105.
Kim, S., Jeon, C.B. & Park, M.G. (2017). Morphological observations and phylogenetic position of the parasitoid nanoflagellate Pseudopirsonia sp. (Cercozoa) infecting the marine diatom Coscinodiscus wailesii (Bacillariophyta). Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 32(3): 181-187.
Kühn, S.F. & Brownlee, C. (2005). Membrane organisation and dynamics in the marine diatom Coscinodiscus wailesii (Bacillariophyceae). Botanica Marina 48: 297-305.
Lee, J.H., Jung, Y.H. & Choi, C.H. (1992). The diatom genus Coscinodiscus Ehrenberg: C. wailesii Gran & Angst. Korean Journal of Phycology 7(1): 55-62, 12 figs, 2 tables.
Nagai, S. & Imai, I. (1998). Enumeration of bacteria in seaweed and sediment from the Seto Inland Sea of Japan that promote sperm formation in Coscinodiscus wailesii (Bacillariophyceae). Phycologia 37: 363-368, 7 figs, 1 table.
Nagai, S. & Imai, I. (1999). The effect of salinity on the size of initial cells during vegetative cell enlargement of Coscinodiscus wailesii (Bacillariophyceae) in culture. Diatom Research 14(2): 337-342.
Nagai, S., Hori, Y., Manabe, T. & Imai, I. (1995). Restoration of cell size by vegetative cell enlargement in Coscinodiscus wailesii (Bacillariophyceae). Phycologia 34: 533-535, 13 figs.
Rincé, Y. & Paulmier, G. (1986). Données nouvelles sur la distribution de la diatomée marine Coscinodiscus wailesii Gran & Angst (Bacillariophyceae). Phycologia 25: 73-79, 6 figs.
Schmid, A.-M.M. & Volcani, B.E. (1983). Wall morphogenesis in Coscinodiscus wailesii Gran and Angst. I. Valve morphology and development of its architecture. Journal of Phycology 19: 387-402, 31 figs, 3 tables.

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