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Cocconeis scutellum var. ornata Grunow 1868

Publication details
Cocconeis scutellum var. ornata Grunow 1868: 12

Published in: Grunow, A. (1868 '1867'). Algae. In: Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. Botanischer Theil. Erster Band. Sporenpflanzen. (Fenzl, E. et al. Eds), pp. 1-104. Wien [Vienna]: Aus der Kaiserlich Königlichen Hof- und Staatsdruckeri in Commission bei Karl Gerold's Sohn.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cocconeis is Cocconeis scutellum Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cocconeis scutellum Ehrenberg

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

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

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Mölder, K. & Tynni, R. (1972). Über Finnlands rezente und subfossile Diatomeen IV. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland 44(2): 141-149, 13 figures, 5 plates.

Key references
Hendey, N.I. (1964). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part V: Bacillariophyceae (diatoms). pp. [i]-xxii, 1-317. London: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Fishery Investigations. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 22 June 2021 by E.A. Molinari Novoa

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

Mizuno, M. & Okuda, K. (1985). Seasonal change in the distribution of cell size of Cocconeis scutellum var ornata (Bacillariophyceae) in relation to growth and sexual reproduction. Journal of Phycology 21: 547-553, 8 figs, 1 table.

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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 September 2021.

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