Coscinodiscus craspedodiscus Kützing 400x _Diam. 242 µm
Craspedodiscus elegans Ehrenberg 1844: 266, fig. 12
Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1844). Untersuchungen über die kleinsten lebensformen im quellenlande des Euphrats und Araxes, so wie über eine an neuen formen sehr reiche marine tripelbildung von den Bermuda-Inseln. Ber. Verh. K. preuss. Akad. Wiss 1844: 253-275, 1 pl.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Craspedodiscus.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).
Coscinodiscus craspedodiscus Kützing 1849
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No distributions recorded
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Created: 21 February 2011 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 August 2014 by Robert Lavigne
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Robert Lavigne in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 April 2019.