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Coscinodiscus minutus Kützing

Publication details
Coscinodiscus minutus Kützing 1844: 131, Taf. 1, fig. XIV

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 exigua H.Håkansson

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small, minute (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Cuxhaven (Silva 1996-to date). Lectotype (fide Håkansson, 1996: 257): W. Sonder ; "im ElbeSchlamme". BM 19363 (Silva 1996-to date

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Source of current name
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.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

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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 27 June 2019.

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