Coscinodiscus kuetzingii A.W.F.Schmidt 1878
Coscinodiscus kuetzingii A.W.F.Schmidt 1878: pl. 57: figs 17, 18 (as 'kützingii' )
Published in: Schmidt, A.[W.F.] (1878). Atlas der Diatomaceen-kunde Series II: Heft 15: pls 57-60. . Aschersleben: Verlag von Ernst Schlegel.
Publication date: 5 Oct 1978
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Actinocyclus kuetzingii (A.W.F.Schmidt) Simonsen
Origin of species name
(Latinised), Named for Friedrich Traugott Kützing (1807-1893), German Phycologist.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Seemingly originally first introduced without a description, but validated by analytical figures (Melbourne Code; see ICN 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."). Name corrected in accordance with Art. 60. - (21 Sep 2018) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
North America: Gulf of California (Moreno, Licea & Santoyo 1996).
Africa: Gambia (Foged 1986).
Source of current name
Simonsen, R. (1975). On the pseudonodulus of the centric diatoms, or Hemidiscaceae reconsidered. In: Simonsen, R. (Ed.), Proceedings of the Third Symposium on Recent and Fossil Marine Diatoms, Kiel, September 9-13, 1974. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 53: 83-98.
Guo Yujie [Kuo, Y.C., Guo, Y.C.] (2003). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. I. Centricae. pp. -493. Beijing: Science 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.
Hendey, N.I. (1974). A revised check-list of the British marine diatoms. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 54: 277-300, no figs.
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.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 May 2021 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 October 2021.