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Coscinodiscus blandus A.Schmidt

Publication details
Coscinodiscus blandus A.Schmidt 1878: pl. 59: figs 35-37

Published in: Schmidt, A.[W.F.] (1878). Atlas der Diatomaceen-kunde Series II: Heft 15: pls 57-60. . Aschersleben: Verlag von Ernst Schlegel.
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Publication date: 5 Oct 1978

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 Planktoniella blanda (A.Schmidt) Syvertsen & Hasle

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

Nomenclatural notes
Seemingly originally first introduced without a description, but 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."). - (22 Apr 2013) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Gulf of Mexico (Silva 1996-to date). Type: pl. 59: figs 36, 37 (LT fide Syvertsen & Hasle, 1993: 304: (Silva 1996-to date

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Source of current name
Hasle, G.R. & Syvertsen, E.E. (1993). New nomenclatural combinations of marine planktonic diatoms. The families Thalassiosiraceae and Rhaphoneidaceae. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 106: 297-314, 42 figs.

Key references
Tomas, C.R., Eds (1996). Identifying marine diatoms and dinoflagellates. pp. 1-858. San Diego: Academic Press Inc.

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