Coscinodiscus polygonus Castracane 1886

Publication Details
Coscinodiscus polygonus Castracane 1886: 161, pl. XXII [22]: fig. 6 (as 'Coscinodiscus (?) polygonus')

Published in: Castracane, [C.A.] F. (1886). Report on the Diatomaceae collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. In: Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. Botany. Vol. II. (Murray, J. Eds), pp. [1]-178.

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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 Actinocyclus actinochilus (Ehrenberg) Simonsen.

Type Information
Type locality: "Antarctic Ocean" ; (Castracane 1886: 161)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 17 June 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 June 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 September 2022

 
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