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Coscinodiscus rex G.C.Wallich

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Publication details
Coscinodiscus rex G.C.Wallich

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

Type information
Type locality: Indian Ocean (Weissflog); Bay of Bengal ( Dr. Wallich, 1857) (Index Nominum Algarum). Notes: 'C. regius was originally distributed under the MS. name of Rex. C. regius was first found, in the Bay of Bengal in 1857, by Dr. Wallich.' (INA).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Coscinodiscus rex Wallich ms. Grunow 1879: 688, publ as: C. regius Wallich; C. rex Wallich in A. Schmidt, Atlas 1888: pl. 114: fig. 7, no descr. (INA). - (16 May 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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.

Key references
Schmidt, A.[W.F.] (1888). Atlas der Diatomaceen-kunde. Series III: Heft 29/30 ["Heft 25"]: pls. 113-120. . Aschersleben: Commissions-Verlag von Ludwig Siever's Buchhandlung.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 16 May 2016 by G.M. Guiry

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