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Craspedodiscus robustus (Greville) Pelletan

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


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Craspedodiscus robustus (Greville) Pelletan
400x __Diam. 87 µm. 17 May 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com).

Craspedodiscus robustus (Greville) Pelletan
400x __Diam. 87 µm. 16 May 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com).


Udotea plumula var. curta P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Coscinodiscus robustus Greville 400x __Diam. 87 µm
© Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com)

Publication details
Craspedodiscus robustus (Greville) Pelletan 1889: 185

Published in: Pelletan, J. (1889). Les Diatomées. Histoire naturelle, préparation, classification et description des principales espèces. Part II. Journal de Micrographie 1889: i-viii, 1-364, pls 6-10, figs 266-463.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Craspedodiscus is Craspedodiscus elegans Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Endictya robustus (Greville) Hanna & Grant

Coscinodiscus robustus Greville

Type information
Monterey deposit.

This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), strong growing, strong-growing, or stout.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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.

Created: 17 May 2011 by Robert Lavigne

Verified by: 16 April 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Cite this record as:
Salvador Valenzuela Miranda 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 February 2020.

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