Coscinodiscus elegantulus Greville 1861: 42; pl. IV, fig. 8
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1861). Descriptions of new and rare Diatoms. Series I. Transactions of the Microscopical Society, New Series 9: 39-45, pl. IV.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Azpeitia elegantula (Greville) Sims
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), somewhat elegant.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Barbadoes deposit. Upper Eocene/Lower Oligocene
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Fryxell, G.A., Sims, P.A. & Watkins, T.P. (1986). Azpeitia (Bacillariophyceae): Related genera and promorphology. Systematic Botany Monographs 13: 1-74, 33 figs.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 July 2017 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 June 2019.