Psammodiscus nitidus (W.Gregory) Round & D.G.Mann 1980
Psammodiscus nitidus (W.Gregory) Round & D.G.Mann 1980: 371, pls 1-3
Published in: Round, F.E. & Mann, D.G. (1980). Psammodiscus nov. gen. based on Coscinodiscus nitidus. Annals of Botany 46: 367-373.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Psammodiscus.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Coscinodiscus nitidus W.Gregory
Type locality: Lamlash, Arran Island, Scotland (Hendey 1964: 76).BM 1343 (Hendey 1964: 76).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shining.
Coscinodiscus nitidus W.Gregory 1857
This is a marine species.
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Round, F.E. & Mann, D.G. (1980). Psammodiscus nov. gen. based on Coscinodiscus nitidus. Annals of Botany 46: 367-373.
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