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Aulacodiscus crux Ehrenberg 1844

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Coscinodiscophytina
Class Coscinodiscophyceae
Subclass Coscinodiscophycidae
Order Coscinodiscales
Family Aulacodiscaceae
Genus Aulacodiscus


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Aulacodiscus crux Ehrenberg
600x _Diam. 182 µm. 14 May 2014. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Aulacodiscus crux Ehrenberg
Drawing from Atlas der Diatomaceenkunde (A. Schmidt) Plate 33: Fig. 1. 28 Aug 2011. © Atlas der Diatomaceenkunde (A. Schmidt).


Palmogloea aeruginosa Zanardini

Aulacodiscus crux Ehrenberg 600x _Diam. 182 µm
© Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com)

Publication details
Aulacodiscus crux Ehrenberg 1844: 76

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1844). Mittheilung über 2 neue Lager von Gebirgsmassen aus Infusorien als Meeres-Absatz in Nord-Amerika und eine Vergleichung derselben mit den organischen Kreide-Gebilden in Europa und Afrik. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung Geeigneten Verhandlungen der Königl. Preuss. Akademie Der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1844: 57-97.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Aulacodiscus.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Tripodiscus crux (Ehrenberg) Kuntze 1898

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

Type information
Type locality: Richmond, Virginia (Neogene) (Strelnikova et al. 2004: 299).

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Robert Lavigne in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 December 2020.

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