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Coscinodiscus normanii W.Gregory ex Greville 1859

Publication details
Coscinodiscus normanii W.Gregory ex Greville 1859: 80, pl. 6: fig. 3

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.

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: Hull (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: George Norman; marine. in stomach of Ascidians . (Index Nominum Algarum

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Coscinodiscus fasciculatus Schmidt 1878

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Hustedt, F. (1957). Die Diatomeenflora des Fluß-systems der Weser im Gebiet der Hansestadt Bremen. Abhandlungen der Naturwissenschaftlichen Verein zu Bremen 34(3): 181-440, 1 pl.

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.

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.

O'Meara, E. (1875). Report on the Irish Diatomaceae. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, Series 2 2: 235-425, pls 26-34.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

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