Coscinodiscus decipiens ex Van Heurck
Coscinodiscus decipiens Grunow ex Van Heurck 1882: pl. 91: fig. 10
Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1882). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique Atlas pls. LXXVIII-CIII. . Anvers: Ducaju et Cie.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Thalassiosira decipiens (Grunow ex Van Heurck) E.G.Jørgensen
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), deceiving (used of a species closely resembling another) (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Seemingly originally first introduced without a description, but validated by analytical figures (see Art. 38.7 "For the purpose of Art. 38.5, prior to 1 January 1908, an illustration with analysis (see Art. 38.9 and 38.10) is acceptable in place of a written description or diagnosis."). - (26 Feb 2016) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Jørgensen, E.G. (1905). Diatoms in bottom samples from Lofoten and Vesteraalen. In: Hydrographical and Biological Investigations in Norwegian Fiords. (Nordgaard, O. Eds), pp. 95-225. Bergen: Bergens Museum Skrift, John Grieg.
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.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 21 March 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 February 2020.