Coscinodiscus striatus Kützing 1844

Publication Details
Coscinodiscus striatus Kützing 1844: 131, pl. 1: fig. 8

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1844). Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. pp. [i-vii], [1]-152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.

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Publication date: 7-9 Nov 1844

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 Cyclotella striata (Kützing) Grunow.

Type Information
Type locality: Cuxhaven, Germany; (Prasad & Nienow 2006: 134) Lectotype: Kützing Collection; Slide BM 19363 (Håkansson 2002: 100) Notes: Im Elbschlamme bei Cuxhaven: Sonder (INA).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), striped or fluted.

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 06 April 2016

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 April 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 27 September 2022

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