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Coscinodiscus granii L.F.Gough 1905

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

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Coscinodiscus granii L.F.Gough
Robin Raine. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Chrysymenia wrightii (Harvey) Yamada

Coscinodiscus granii L.F.Gough
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Coscinodiscus granii L.F.Gough 1905: 338, fig. 3b (as 'grani' )

Published in: Gough, L.F. (1905). Report on the plankton of the English Channel in 1903. In: Great Britian North Sea Fisheries investigation Committee. Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom - International Fishery Investigations. First Report on Fishery and Hydrographical Investigations in the North Sea and Adjacent Waters, 1902-1903. No. 2, Southern Area.. (Anon. Eds), pp. 325-377.

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.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Coscinodiscus granii L.F.Gough)
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Afonso-Carrillo 2014).

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Vilicic, Marasovic & Miokovic 2002), Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Black Sea (BSPC Editorial Board 2014, Zotov 2018), Britain (Hendey 1954, Hendey 1974, Hartley 1986, Sims 1996), France (Anon. 2017), France (Breizh) (Guilloux & al. 2013), Helgoland (Kraberg & al. 2019), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Poland (Plinski & Witkowski 2020), Romania (Caraus 2017), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018).

North America: Canada (Mather & al. 2010), Gulf of California (Moreno, Licea & Santoyo 1996), Mexico (Atlantic) (Licea, Moreno-Ruiz & Luna 2016), Mexico (Pacific) (Torres-Ariño & al. 2019).

South America: Argentina (Garibotti et al. 2011), Brazil (Eskinazi-Leça & al. 2010), Colombia (Lozano-Duque & al. 2010).

Middle East: Egypt (Nassar & Khairy 2014, Khairy & al. 2017, Abbass, Madkour & Abu-El-Regal 2018), Iraq (Maulood & al. 2013, Al-Saboonchi & Al-Shawi 2016), Kuwait (Al-Kandari, Al-Yamani & Al-Rifaie 2009, Al-Kandari & Suburova 2019), Turkey (Balkis 2004, Aysel 2005, Taskin (ed.) & al. 2019, Kalei & Akçaalan 2020).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed & al. 2009), India (Gupta & Das 2020), Lebanon (Lakkis 2013).

Asia: Caspian Sea (Bagheri & Fallahi 2014), China (Liu 2008), Korea (Lee, Choi & Lee 1995), Russia (Far East) (Shevchenko & al. 2019), Russia (Sea of Japan) (Gail 1950), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (McCarthy 2013), New Zealand (Harper & al. 2012).

Key references
Al-Yamani, F.Y. & Suburova, M.A. (2019). Marine phytoplankton of Kuwait's waters Volume II. Diatoms. pp. [1]-336, 161 pls. Kuwait: Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research.

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.

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.

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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Verified by: 04 May 2021 by M.D. Guiry

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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.
Schmid, A.M. (1994). Slit-scales in the auxospore scale case of coscinodiscus granii: the rudiments of rimoportulae?. Diatom Research 9(2): 371-375.
Schulz, D. (1984). Das Schicksa; von Silicalemma und Plasmalemma während der Zellwandbildung bei Coscinodiscus granii Gough und Thalassiosira eccentrica. Ber. Deutch. Bot. Ges. 97: 411-419.
Taylor, N.J. (1985). Silica incorporation in the diatom Coscinodiscus granii as affected by light intensity. British Phycological Journal 20: 365-374, 3 figs, 5 tables.
Trampe, E., Hansen, P.J. & Kühl, M. (2015). A comparison of photosynthesis measurements by O2evolution, 14C assimilation, and variable chlorophyll fluorescence during light acclimatization of the diatom Coscinodiscus granii. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 30(2): 103-119.

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