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Coscinodiscus australiensis Grunow

Publication details
Coscinodiscus australiensis Grunow 1884: 86, pl.IV(D): figs 31, 32

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 Thalassiosira australiensis (Grunow) G.R.Hasle

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

General environment
This is a brackish species.

Type information
Type locality: Australia (Hasle & Lange 1989: 123). Type: W 2728 (Hasle & Lange 1989: 123). Notes: Type slide: W 2728, Australia, Norman Arnott S 807, Grunow's Bilder-Sammlung No. 8692.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Hasle, G.R. & Lange, C.B. (1989). Freshwater and brackish water Thalassiosira (Bacillariophyceae): taxa with tangentially undulated valves. Phycologia 28(1): 120-135.

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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 26 June 2019.

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