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Cocconeis nitida W.Gregory 1857

Publication details
Cocconeis nitida W.Gregory 1857: 492, pl. IX [9]: fig. 26

Published in: Gregory, W. (1857). On new forms of marine Diatomaceae found in the Firth of Clyde and in Loch Fyne, illustrated by numerous figures drawn by R.K. Greville, LL.D., F.R.S.E. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 21: 473-542, pl. 9-14.
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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 Rhaphoneis nitida (W.Gregory) Grunow

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shining.

Synonym(s)
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.

Source of current name
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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