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Coscinodiscus lewisianus Greville

Publication details
Coscinodiscus lewisianus Greville 1866: 78, pl. VIII [8]: figs 8-10

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1866). Descriptions of new and rare diatoms. Series XIX. Transactions of the Microscopical Society, New Series 14: 77-86.

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 Araniscus lewisianus (Greville) Komura

Fossil
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: U.S.A.: Virginia: Rappahannock Cliffs, Rappahannock River (Miocene) (Silva 1996-to date). Type: D.W. Dallas; (Silva 1996-to date

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Komura, S. (1998). A perplexing morphotype of some centric diatoms inclusive of Coscinodiscus lewisianus Grev. and its allie. Diatom 14: 1-23, 147 figs [photographs], 1 text-fig..

Key references
Lembi, C.A. & Waaland, J.R., Eds (1988). Algae and human affairs. pp. [i]-vii, [1]-590. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Created: 22 September 2004 by Elizabeth Moran

Verified by: 22 September 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Komura, S. (1998). A perplexing morphotype of some centric diatoms inclusive of Coscinodiscus lewisianus Grev. and its allie. Diatom 14: 1-23, 147 figs [photographs], 1 text-fig..

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