Coscinodiscus rotulus (A.F.Meunier) A.Cleve 1951

Thalassiosira gravida Cleve

Current name: Thalassiosira gravida Cleve
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Point White, Lugol's, 400x, DIC - 01 March 2009. Karl Bruun (

Publication Details
Coscinodiscus rotulus (A.F.Meunier) A.Cleve 1951: 74

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 Thalassiosira gravida Cleve.

Thalassiosira rotula Meunier

Type Information
Barents Sea; Kara Sea; (Index Nominum Algarum)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 24 April 2013

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 April 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 03 December 2023

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