Hemidiscus niveus Hanna & Grant
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Palmerina hardmaniana G.R.Hasle
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), snow-white.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Type locality: Mexico: Maria Madre Isl. (miocene) (Silva 1996-to date).
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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 October 2018.