Coscinodiscus lacustris var. pelagicus A.Cleve 1937

Publication Details
Coscinodiscus lacustris var. pelagicus A.Cleve 1937: 43, fig.9

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

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Thalassiosira hyperborea var. pelagica (A.Cleve) G.R.Hasle.

Type Information
Type locality: Oresund between Sweden and Denmark; (Index Nominum Algarum) Type: L.G. Sjöstedt; 1931/1932; (Index Nominum Algarum) Notes: Neotype: IMBB 95, clone F-9 (EES),Fölisöfjäed, Gulf of Finland, 8 May 1980 (Hasle & Lange, 1989: 129).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), inhabiting lakes (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a brackish species.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 24 August 2016

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 August 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 28 May 2024

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