Cocconeis Ehrenberg, 1836
Lectotype species: Cocconeis scutellum Ehrenberg
Original publication: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1836). Zusätze zur Erkenntniss grosser organischer Ausbildung in den kleinsten thierischen Organismen. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1835: 150-181, 1 pl.
Type designated in: Boyer, C.S. (1927). Synopsis of North American Diatomaceae, Supplement, Part 2. Naviculatae, Surirellatae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 79: 229-583.
The most recent alteration to this page was made on 2017-01-26 by M.D. Guiry.
Taxonomic status: This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Kingston, J.C. (2003). Araphid and Monoraphid Diatoms. In: Freshwater Algae of North America, Ecology and Classification. (Wehr, J.D. & Sheath, R.G. Eds), pp. 595-636. San Diego: Academic Press.
Comments: Scott & Thomas (2005: 122) record this genus as a member of the Family Achnanthaceae.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 January 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 August 2022