Coscinodiscus elegans Greville 1866: 3; pl. 1, fig. 6
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1866). Descriptions of new and rare Diatoms. Series XVIII. Transactions of the Microscopical Society, New Series, London 14: 1-9, pls I, II.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Monterey Deposit. - (23 Sep 2018) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 18 June 2019.