Coscinodiscus obscurus A.W.F.Schmidt 1878
Coscinodiscus obscurus A.W.F.Schmidt 1878: pl. 61: fig. 17
Published in: Schmidt, A.[W.F.] (1878). Atlas der Diatomaceen-kunde Series II: Heft 16: pls 61-64. . Aschersleben: Verlag von Ernst Schlegel.
Publication date: 5 Oct 1978
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Santa Monica (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dark, shady, indisctinct (Stearn 1973).
Cestodiscus obscurus (A.W.F.Schmidt) Grunow 1883
Coscinodiscus obscurus var. genuinus Cleve-Euler 1942
Very little description "Santa Monica, kaum, ein wenig gewölbt"; in any event validated by analytical figures (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."). - (23 Mar 2016) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
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. (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.
Plinski, M. & Witkowski, A. (2020). Diatoms from the Gulf of Gdansk and surrounding waters (the southern Baltic Sea). pp. -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. , 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.
Created: 23 April 2002 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 27 September 2021.