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Coscinodiscus radiatus Ehrenberg

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

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Coscinodiscus radiatus Ehrenberg
2000x __Sp. diam. : 93 µm. 07 Feb 2012. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Coscinodiscus radiatus Ehrenberg
630x __Sp. diam. : 93 µm. 06 Feb 2012. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Coscinodiscus radiatus Ehrenberg
Centre valve view and central part of the valve face showing the patterning caused by the presence of aereolae. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Spatoglossum chaudhrianum P.Anand

Coscinodiscus radiatus Ehrenberg 2000x __Sp. diam. : 93 µm
© Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com)

Publication details
Coscinodiscus radiatus Ehrenberg 1840: 68, pl. 3: fig. 1a-c

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1840). Über noch zahlreich jetzt lebende Thierarten der Kreidebildung und den Organismus der Polythalamien Preprint of Abhandlung der Könglichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin aus dem Jahre 1839 [1841] with different pagination. pp. 1-94, 4 pls. Berlin.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Coscinodiscus is Coscinodiscus argus Ehrenberg.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), radiate.

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

Nomenclatural notes
This species was published in a preprint with different publication to that of an 1841 paper. - (31 Oct 2008) - Wendy Guiry

"Also in Ehrenberg 1841, p. 148 (ref. 000953). Name first appeared as nomen nudum in Ehrenberg 1839, p. 155 (ref. 000291)" (CAS) - (12 Jan 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.

Guo Yujie [Kuo, Y.C., Guo, Y.C.] (2003). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. I. Centricae. pp. [1]-493. Beijing: Science Press.

Hasle, G.R. & Syvertsen, E.E. (1996). Marine diatoms. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 5-385. San Diego: Academic Press.

Hendey, N.I. (1964). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part V: Bacillariophyceae (diatoms). Vol. Ser. IV (part 5) pp. [i]-xxii, 1-317. Gt. Britain: Minist. Agric. Fish. Food, Fish Invest..

Lang, I. & Kaczmarska, I. (2012). Morphological and molecular identity of diatoms cells retrieved from ship ballast tanks destined for Vancouver, Canada. Nova Hedwigia Beiheft 141: 515-534, 15 figs.

Sar, E. A., Sunesan, I. & Jahn, R. (2010). Coscinodiscus perforatus revisited and compared with Coscinodiscus radiatus (Bacillariophyceae). Phycologia 49(6): 514-524.

Scott, F.J. & Thomas, D.P. (2005). Diatoms. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 13-201. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

Villac, M.C., Kaczmarska, I. & Ehrman, J.M. (2016). Diatoms from ship ballast sediments (with consideration of a few additional species of special interest). Diatom Monographs 18: [1]-557, 235 pls.

Witon, E. & Witkowski, A. (2006). Holocene diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) from Faeroe Islands Fjords, Northern Atlantic Ocean. II. Distribution and taxonomy of marine taxa with special reference to benthic forms. Diatom Research 21(1): 175-215.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 06 April 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Hasle, G.R. & Sims, P.A. (1986). The diatom genus Coscinodiscus Ehrenb. : C. argus Ehrenb. and C. radiatus Ehrenb.. Botanica Marina 29: 305-318.
Sar, E. A., Sunesan, I. & Jahn, R. (2010). Coscinodiscus perforatus revisited and compared with Coscinodiscus radiatus (Bacillariophyceae). Phycologia 49(6): 514-524.

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