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Cocconeis costata W.Gregory 1855

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Cocconeidales
Family Cocconeidaceae
Genus Cocconeis

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Cocconeis costata W.Gregory
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Fort Ward, 400x, d.b. Dr. Eduardo Firpo and Dr. Diane Winter, DIC. 14 Apr 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Cocconeis costata W.Gregory
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Faye Bainbridge State Park, 1000x, d.b. Dr. Eduardo Firpo and Dr. Diane Winter, DIC. 19 Oct 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Cocconeis costata W.Gregory
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Faye Bainbridge State Park, 1000x, d.b. Dr. Eduardo Firpo and Dr. Diane Winter, DIC. 02 Nov 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Cocconeis costata W.Gregory
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Faye Bainbridge State Park, 1000x, d.b. Dr. Eduardo Firpo and Dr. Diane Winter, DIC. 19 Oct 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Cocconeis costata W.Gregory
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Point White, 1000x, determined by Dr. Eduardo Firpo and Dr. Diane Winter, DIC. 05 Jul 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Laminaria intermedia f. longipes Foslie

Cocconeis costata W.Gregory Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Faye Bainbridge State Park, 1000x, d.b. Dr. Eduardo Firpo and Dr. Diane Winter, DIC
© Karl Bruun

Publication details
Cocconeis costata W.Gregory 1855: 39, pl. 4: fig. 10

Published in: Gregory, W. (1855). On the post-Tertiary lacustrine sand containing diatomaceous exuviae from Glenshire near Inverary. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science 3: 30-43.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cocconeis is Cocconeis scutellum Ehrenberg.

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

Type information
Type locality: Glenshira, near Inverary, Scotland (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: lacustrine sand. (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ribbed, having one or more primary veins or ridges (Stearn 1973).

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

Habitat notes
Possibly cosmopolitan. Frequently observed on Georgiella confluens and rarely on Iridaea cordata (Al-Handal & Wulff 2008). - (6 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Al-Handal, A.Y. & Wulff, A. (2008). Marine epiphytic diatoms from the shallow sublittoral zone in Potter Cove, King George Island, Antarctica. Botanica Marina 51: 411-435.

Cheng Zhaodi & Gao Yahui [Cheng, Z.D. & Gao, Y.H.] (2012). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. I. Centricae. pp. [i-viii], i-xxvi, 1-137 plus 35 pls. Beijing: Science Press.

Cunningham, L. & McMinn, A. (2004). The influence of natural environmental factors on benthic diatom communities from the Windmill Islands, Antarctica. Phycologia 43: 744-755.

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.

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

Plinski, M. & Witkowski, A. (2011). Okrzemki – Bacillariophyta (Diatoms) (with the English key for the identification to the genus) Cz. 4/2: Okrzemki pierzaste (Fragilariophyceae, Eunotiophyceae, Achnanthales) Part two: Pennate diatoms - I). In: Flora Zatoki Gdanskiej i wód przyleglych (Baltyk poludniowy). : [1]-167, plus 4 pls, 4 photo.

Plinski, M. & Witkowski, A. (2020). Diatoms from the Gulf of Gdansk and surrounding waters (the southern Baltic Sea). pp. [1]-442, incl. 31 SEM pls, 16 photo pls. Gdansk: Gdansk University Press.

Proshkina-Lavrenko, A.I. (Ed.) (1950). Diatomovyi Analiz. Opredelitel' iskopaemykh i sovremennykh diatomikh vodorosleyi. Poryadok Pennales [Diatom Analysis. Manual for identification of fossil and modern diatoms. Order Pennales]. Vol. 3 pp. 398, 117 plates. Moscow & Leningrad: Gosudarstvennoye Izdatel'stvo Geologicheskoy Literatury. [in Russian]

Saunders, K., Lane, C., Cook, S., McMinn, A. & Hallaegraeff, G.M. (2010). Benthic diatoms. In: Algae of Australia. Phytoplankton of temperate waters . (Hallegraeff, G.M., Bolch, C.J.S., Hill, D.R.A., Jameson, I, LeRoi, J.-M., McMinn, A., Murray, S., de Salas, M.F. & Saunders, K. Eds), pp. 83-144. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS; CSIRO Publishing.

Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

Witkowski, A., Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (2000). Diatom flora of marine coasts I. Iconographia Diatomologica 7: 1-925, 219 pls with 4504 figs.

Witon, E. & Witkowski, A. (2006). Holocene diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) from Faeroe Islands Fjords, Northern Atlantic Ocean. II. Distribution and taxonomy of marine taxa with special reference to benthic forms. Diatom Research 21(1): 175-215.

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

Riaux-Gobin, C., Romero, O.E. & Al-Handal, A.Y. (2009). Cocconeis costata var. subantarctica var. nov., a new marine diatom off Kerguelen Archipelago (Southern Ocean, Indian Sector). Diatom Research 24(2): 393-404.
Romero, O.E. & Rivera, P. (1996). Morphology and taxonomy of three varieties of cocconeis costata and c. pinnata (bacillariophyceae) with considerations of pleuroneis. Diatom Research 11(2): 317-343.

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