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Coscinodiscus concinnus W.Smith 1856

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Coscinodiscophytina
Class Coscinodiscophyceae
Subclass Coscinodiscophycidae
Order Coscinodiscales
Family Coscinodiscaceae
Genus Coscinodiscus

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Coscinodiscus concinnus W.Smith
Bantry Bay, Co. Cork, Ireland; in girdle view. Robin Raine. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Coscinodiscus concinnus W.Smith
Ireland. In girdle view.. Robin Raine. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Lomentaria lubrica (Yendo) Yamada

Coscinodiscus concinnus W.Smith Ireland. In girdle view.
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Coscinodiscus concinnus W.Smith 1856: 85

Published in: Smith, W. (1856). A synopsis of the British Diatomaceae; with remarks on their structure, functions and distribution; and instructions for collecting and preserving specimens. Vol. 2 pp. [i-vi] - xxix, 1-107, pls 32-60, 61-62, A-E. London: John van Voorst.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Coscinodiscus is Coscinodiscus argus Ehrenberg.

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

Type information
Type locality: Coast of sussex, and Kinsale Bay: W. Smith. Firth of Clyde: Hennedy. Cumbrae: Dr. Arnott (Index Nominum Algarum).Marine. Stomach of Pecten. (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful, elegant, harmonious, skilfully put together (Tilmann & al. 2014).

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

Usage notes
Harmful species

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

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Key references
Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.

Guo Yujie [Kuo, Y.C., Guo, Y.C.] (2003). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. I. Centricae. pp. [1]-493. Beijing: Science Press.

Hallegraeff, G.M., Anderson, D.M. & Cembella, A.D., Eds (2003). Manual on harmful marine microalgae. Paris: UNESCO.

Hasle, G.R. & Syvertsen, E.E. (1996). Marine diatoms. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 5-385. San Diego: Academic Press.

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.

Hoppenrath, M., Elbrächter, M. & Drebes, G. (2009). Marine phytoplankton Selected microphytoplankton species from the North Sea around Helgoland and Sylt. pp. [1]-264, figs 1-87. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

Lebour, M.V. (1930). The planktonic diatoms of northern seas. pp. [i]-ix, 1-244, pls I-IV. London: Printed for the Ray Society sold by Dulau & Co., Ltd. 32, Old Bond Street, London, W. 1.

O'Meara, E. (1875). Report on the Irish Diatomaceae. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, Series 2 2: 235-425, pls 26-34.

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. (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.

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.

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

Boalch, G.T. (1970). The typification of the diatom species Cosinodiscus concinnus Wm. Smith and Coscinodiscus granii Gough. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 51: 685-695.
Holmes, R.W. & Reimann, B.E.F. (1966). Variation in valve morphology during the life cycle of marine diatom Coscinodiscus concinnus. Phycologia 5: 233-244.
Holmes, R.W. (1966). Short-term temperature and light conditions associated with auxospore formation in the marine centric diatom Coscinodiscus concinnus W. Smith. Nature, London 209: 217-218.

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