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Coscinodiscus oppositus Karsten

Publication details
Coscinodiscus oppositus Karsten 1905: 82, pl. 7, fig. 5

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.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Coscinodiscus oppositus Karsten)
Antarctic and the subantarctic islands: Antarctica/Subantarctic Islands (Scott & Thomas 2005).

Source of current name
Harvey, W.H. (1849). Phycologia britannica, or, a history of British sea-weeds: containing coloured figures, generic and specific characters, synonymes, and descriptions of all the species of algae inhabiting the shores of the British Islands. pp. text with plates, pls CCXVII-CCLXX [217-270]. London: Reeve & Benham.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 July 2019.

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