Coscinodiscus normanii W.Gregory ex Greville 1859

Publication Details
Coscinodiscus normanii W.Gregory ex Greville 1859: 80, pl. VI [6]: fig. 3 (as 'Normani')

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1859). Descriptions of new species of British Diatomaceae, chiefly observed by the late Professor Gregory. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science 7: 79-86, 1 pl. [pl. IV].

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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 Actinocyclus normanii (W.Gregory ex Greville) Hustedt.

Type Information
Type locality: "Marine. In the stomach of Ascidians, Hull. George Norman, Esq." [Hull, East Yorkshire, NE England]; (Greville 1859: 80) Notes: Type: BM?

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 21 January 2024

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 21 January 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 June 2024

 
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