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Coscinodiscus leptopus Grunow

Publication details
Coscinodiscus leptopus Grunow in Van Heurck 1883: pl. 131: figs 5, 6 (as 'Coscinodiscus (lineatus var.?) var. leptopus' )

Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1883). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique. Atlas pls CIV-CXXXII. . Anvers: Ducaju et Cie.
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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 leptopus (Grunow) Hasle & G.Fryxell

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

Nomenclatural notes
Hasle & Syvertsen (1997) record this name as Coscinodiscus (lineatus var.) leptopus.

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."). - (19 Feb 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Hasle, G.R. & Fryxell, G.A. (1977). The genus Thalassiosira: some species with a linear areola array. In: R. Simonsen (ed.), Proceedings of the Fourth Symposium on Recent and Fossil Marine Diatoms, Oslo, August 30 - September 3, 1976. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 54: 15-66.

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

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