Campylodiscus costatus W.Smith 1851
Campylodiscus costatus W.Smith 1851: 6, pl. 1: fig. 1a
Published in: Smith, W. (1851). Notes on the Diatomaceae, with descriptions of British species included in the genera Campylodiscus, Surirella and Cymatopleura. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, series 2 7: 1-14, pls I-III.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Campylodiscus is Campylodiscus clypeus (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg ex Kützing.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ribbed, having one or more primary veins or ridges (Stearn 1985).
Campylodiscus noricus var. costatus (W.Smith) Grunow 1862
This is a freshwater species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Campylodiscus costatus W.Smith)
Atlantic Islands: Azores (Gonçalves, Marques & Fonseca 2010).
North America: United States of America (Kociolek 2005).
Asia: Mongolia (Dorofeyuk & Kulikovskiy 2012).
Novais, M.H., Blanco, S., Morais, M., Hoffmann, L. & Ector, L. (2015). Catalogue of continental diatoms from Portugal, including the Archipelagos of Azores and Madeira: updated nomenclature, distribution and bibliography. In: Diatom Monographs (Witkowski, A., ed.). Vol. 17A. pp. 1-876. Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Scientific Books.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 May 2021.