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Coscinodiscus faurii Gasse, nom. inval. 1975

Publication details
Coscinodiscus faurii Gasse 1975: 24, pl. 32: figs 1, 2, nom. inval.

Published in: Gasse, F. (1975). L'évolution des lacs de l'Afar Central (Ethiopie et T.F.A.I.) du Plio-Pléistocene à l'Actuel. Reconstitution del paléomilieux lacustres à partir de l'étude des Diatomées. Volume II: Annexes. PhD dissertation. pp. 1-103, 28 tbls. : Université de Paris VI.

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 faurii (Gasse) Hasle

Type information
Type locality: Lakes of Central Afar, Ethiopia (Upper Pleistocene, Holocene) (Hasle 1978: 282).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Coscinodiscus faurii Gasse)
Africa: Ethiopia (Hasle 1978).

Source of current name
Hasle, G.R. (1978). Some freshwater and brackish water species of the diatom genus Thalassiosira Cleve. Phycologia 17(3): 263-292, 71 figs, 2 tables.

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