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Coscinodiscus apiculatus Ehrenberg

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

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Coscinodiscus apiculatus Ehrenberg
400x _Diam. 85 µm __Oblique light. 20 Jan 2012. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Coscinodiscus apiculatus Ehrenberg
630x _Diam. 73 µm Aplanatic condenser. 20 Jan 2012. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

 

Aglaothamnion polyspermum var. scopulorum (C.Agardh) Halos

Coscinodiscus apiculatus Ehrenberg 400x _Diam. 85 µm __Oblique light
© Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com)

Publication details
Coscinodiscus apiculatus Ehrenberg 1844: 77

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1844). Mittheilung über 2 neue Lager von Gebirgsmassen aus Infusorien als Meeres-Absatz in Nord-Amerika und eine Vergleichung derselben mit den organischen Kreide-Gebilden in Europa und Afrik. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung Geeigneten Verhandlungen der Königl. Preuss. Akademie Der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1844: 57-97.

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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ending abruptly in a sharp point or apiculum (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Eskinazi-Leça, E., Gonçalves da Silva Cunha, M. da G., Santiago, M.F., Palmeira Borges, G.C., Cabral de Lima, J.M., Da Silva, M.H., De Paula Lima, J. & Menezes, M. (2010). Bacillariophyceae. In: Catálogo de plantas e fungos do Brasil. Vol. 1. (Forzza, R.C. Eds), pp. 262-309. Rio de Janeiro: Andrea Jakobsson Estúdio; Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

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.

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