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Coscinodiscus polychordus Gran 1897

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Coscinodiscophytina
Class Coscinodiscophyceae
Subclass Coscinodiscophycidae
Order Coscinodiscales
Family Coscinodiscaceae
Genus Coscinodiscus

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Coscinodiscus polychordus Gran
Spring conditions, with cells adjoined with multiple mucilage strands.. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Publication details
Coscinodiscus polychordus Gran 1897: 30, pl. 2: fig. 33; pl. IV, fig. 56

Published in: Gran, H.H. (1897). Protophyta: Diatomaceae, Silicoflagellata und Cilioflagellata. In: Den Norske Nordhavs Exped. 1876-1878. Vol. 7. Zoology and Botany. (Anon. Eds), pp. 1-36. Christiania: Grøndal & Søns.
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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 angustelineata (A.W.F.Schmidt) G.Fryxell & Hasle

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

Nomenclatural notes
Binomial also proposed by Cleve-Euler 1951:75, fig. 129, as Coscinodiscus (Coscinosira) polychordus (Gran) mh., with Basionym Coscinodiscus polychordus Gran 1897. (See also CAS Diatom Collection) - (5 Apr 2021) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

Key references
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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Verified by: 07 January 2020 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 September 2021.

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