Coscinodiscus balticus (Grunow) Grunow ex Cleve 1891

Publication Details
Coscinodiscus balticus (Grunow) Grunow ex Cleve 1891

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 baltica (Grunow) Ostenfeld.

Basionym
Coscinodiscus polyacanthus var. balticus Grunow

Type Information
Type locality: Baltic Sea (Waxholm, Herösand, Rathan); (Hasle 1978: 266)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Baltic Sea.

General Environment
This is a species.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 September 2004

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 September 2004. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 August 2022

 
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