Coscinodiscus eccentricus Ehrenberg 1840

Thalassiosira eccentrica (Ehrenberg) Cleve

Current name: Thalassiosira eccentrica (Ehrenberg) Cleve
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Manitou Beach, Lugol s, 1000x, DIC - 12 March 2011. Karl Bruun

Publication Details
Coscinodiscus eccentricus Ehrenberg 1840: 146

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1840). Über noch zahlreich jetzt lebende Thierarten der Kreidebildung und den Organismus der Polythalamien Preprint of Abhandlung der Könglichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin aus dem Jahre 1839 [1841] with different pagination. pp. 1-94, 4 pls. Berlin.

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 eccentrica (Ehrenberg) Cleve.

Type Information
Fossil im Kreidemergeln van Oman, lebend bei Cuxhaven in der Nordsee, bei Tjorn im Cattegat und bei Vera Cruz im Weltmeere; (Index Nominum Algarum) Notes: Ehrenberg's original localities: fossil from Oran, Africa; recent from Cuxhaven, North Sea; recent from Tjorn, Kattegat; epiphytic from Veracruz, Mexico. Typification: see Fryxell & Hasle (1972/1973).

Described as a fossil.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 15 March 2022

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