Cocconeis scutellum Ehrenberg 1838

Cocconeis scutellum Ehrenberg

Current name: Cocconeis scutellum Ehrenberg
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Faye Bainbridge State Park, 1000x, d.b. Dr. Eduardo Firpo and Dr. Diane Winter, DIC - 19 October 2008. Karl Bruun

Publication Details
Cocconeis scutellum Ehrenberg 1838: 194, pl. 14: fig. 18

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1838). Atlas von Vier und Sechzig Kupfertafeln ze Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg ├╝ber Infusionsthierchen. pp. pls I-LXIV. Leipzig: Verlag von Leopold Voss.

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Type Species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Cocconeis.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Wismar in Mecklenburg; Gothenburg; Polirschiefer des Habichtwaldes bei Cassel (fossil); (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of scutum, a shield; literally, little shield (Brown 1946).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 14 March 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 14 March 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 27 September 2023

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