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Hemidiscus niveus Hanna & Grant

Publication details
Hemidiscus niveus Hanna & Grant 1926: 146, pl. 17: fig. 1

Published in: Hanna, G.D. & Grant, W.G. (1926). Expedition to the Revillagigedo Islands, Mexico, in 1925, II. Miocene marine diatoms from Maria Madre Island, Mexico. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, series 4, 15(2): 115-193.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hemidiscus is Hemidiscus cuneiformis Wallich.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), snow-white.

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Type information
Type locality: Mexico: Maria Madre Isl. (miocene) (Silva 1996-to date).

Key references
Gómez, F., Wang, L., Hernández-Becerril, D.U., Lisunova, Y.O., Lopes, R.M. & Lin, S. (2017). Molecular phylogeny suggests transfer of Hemidiscus into Actinocyclus (Coscinodiscales, Coscinodiscophyceae). Diatom Research 32(1): 21-28.

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