Coscinodiscus spiralis M.Hajós, nom. illeg.
Coscinodiscus spiralis M.Hajós 1976: 826, pl. 7: figs 1-3, nom. illeg.
Published in: Hajós, M. (1976). Upper Eocene and Lower Oligocene Diatomaceae, Archaeomonadaceae, and Silicoflagellatae in southwestern Pacific sediments, Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 29. Init. Repts. DSDP 35: 817-883.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Coscinodiscus hajosiae J.Fenner
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spiral (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: not Coscinodiscus spiralis Karsten, 1905; replacement name: Coscinodiscus hajosiae J.Fenner - (15 Feb 2018) - M.D. Guiry
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Type locality: Central Tasman Sea (Silva 1996-to date). Type: figs 1, 2: DSDP leg 29 sample 283-4; (Silva 1996-to date
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
Fenner, J. (1985 '1984'). Eocene-Oligocene planktic diatom stratigraphy in the low latitudes and the high southern latitudes. Micropaleontology (New York) 30(4): 319-342, 2 pls, 6 figs.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 December 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 January 2020.