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Coscinodiscus planetophorus F.Meister 1932

Publication details
Coscinodiscus planetophorus F.Meister 1932: 34; figs 86, 87

Published in: Meister, F. (1932). Kieselalgen aus Asien. pp. [1]-56, 19 pls. Berlin: Gebrüder Borntraeger.

Publication date: 1932

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 Cymatodiscus planetophorus (F.Meister) Hendey

Type information
Type locality: Cochinchina: Saigon-River (Index Nominum Algarum).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Hendey, N.I. (1958). Marine diatoms from some West African ports. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society, Series 3 77(1): 28-85, 6 pls.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 September 2021.

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