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Craspedodiscus elegans Ehrenberg

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Coscinodiscophytina
Class Coscinodiscophyceae
Subclass Coscinodiscophycidae
Order Coscinodiscales
Family Coscinodiscaceae
Genus Craspedodiscus


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Craspedodiscus elegans Ehrenberg
400x _Diam. 242 µm. 05 Aug 2014. Robert Lavigne. © MicroscopyView.com.


Publication details
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.

Type species
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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Coscinodiscus craspedodiscus Kützing 1849

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

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. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 March 2018.

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