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Coscinodiscus lacustris Grunow 1880

Publication details
Coscinodiscus lacustris Grunow in Cleve & Grunow 1880: 114 (as 'C. (Odontodiscus) lacustris' )

Published in: Cleve, P. T. & Grunow, A. (1880). Beiträge zur Kenntniss der arctischen Diatomeen. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 17(2): 1-121, 7 pls.
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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 lacustris (Grunow) G.R.Hasle

Type information
Type locality: Wisbeach, England (Park & al. 2016: 409). Notes: Kara Sea; Jamal [Siberia] (INA).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), inhabiting lakes (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Hasle, G.R. & Fryxell, G.A. (1977). The genus Thalassiosira: some species with a linear areola array. In: R. Simonsen (ed.), Proceedings of the Fourth Symposium on Recent and Fossil Marine Diatoms, Oslo, August 30 - September 3, 1976. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 54: 15-66.

Key references
Hustedt, F. (1930). Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae) Zweite Auflage. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft 10. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. [i]-vii, [1]-466. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

Park, J.S., Jung, S.W., Lee, S.D., Yun, S.M. & Lee, J.H. (2016). Species diversity of the genus Thalassiosira (Thalassiosirales, Bacillariophyta) in South Korea and its biogeographical distribution in the world. Phycologia 55(4): 403-423, 46 figs.

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Battarbee, R.W. (1976). Coscinodiscus lacustris in Lough Neagh - a case of mistaken identity?. British Phycological Journal 11: 305-307.

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