Coscinodiscus robustus Greville 1866

Endictya robusta (Greville) Hanna & Grant

Current name: Endictya robusta (Greville) Hanna & Grant
400x __Diam. 87 ┬Ám - 16 May 2011. Robert Lavigne. (

Publication Details
Coscinodiscus robustus Greville 1866: 3; pl. 1: fig. 8

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1866). Descriptions of new and rare Diatoms. Series XVIII. Transactions of the Microscopical Society, New Series, London 14: 1-9, pls I, II.

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 Endictya robusta (Greville) Hanna & Grant.

Type Information
Monterey deposit.;

Described as a fossil.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), strong growing, strong-growing, or stout.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 16 April 2018

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 April 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 15 June 2024

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