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Coscinodiscus elegans Greville

Publication details
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.

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.

Fossil
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Monterey Deposit. - (23 Sep 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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.

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