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Coscinodiscus commutatus Grunow

Publication details
Coscinodiscus commutatus Grunow 1884: 79

Published in: Grunow, A. (1884). Die Diatomeen von Franz Josefs-Land. Denkschriften der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe, Wien 48: 53-112, pls I(A)-V(E).

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 Coscinodiscopsis commutata (Grunow) E.A.Sar & I.Sunesen

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Bremerhaven (Sar, Sunesen & Hinz: 419). Neotype: 26-6-1917; Hustedt Collection, Alfred Wegener Inst. for Polar and Marine Res. B2/74 Bremerhafen, Kaiserhafen (Sar, Sunesen & Hinz: 419). Notes: Germany: Cuxhafen: Brazil; China; Java; Peru guano (INA).

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Source of current name
Sar, E.A., Sunesen, I. & Hinz, F. (2008). Fine morphology of Coscinodiscus jonesianus and Coscinodiscus commutatus and their transfer to Coscinodiscopsisgen. nov. Diatom Research 23(2): 401-421.

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.

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

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 November 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Sar, E.A., Sunesen, I. & Hinz, F. (2008). Fine morphology of Coscinodiscus jonesianus and Coscinodiscus commutatus and their transfer to Coscinodiscopsisgen. nov. Diatom Research 23(2): 401-421.

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