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Coscinodiscus polygonus Castracane 1886

Publication details
Coscinodiscus polygonus Castracane 1886: 161, pl. XXII [22]: fig. 6

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

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
Simonsen, R. (1982). Note on the diatom genus Charcotia M. Peragallo. Bacillaria 5: 101-116.

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