Coscinodiscus blandus A.W.F.Schmidt 1878
Coscinodiscus blandus A.W.F.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.
Publication date: 5 Oct 1978
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Planktoniella blanda (A.W.F.Schmidt) Syvertsen & Hasle
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Gulf of Mexico (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: pl. 59: figs 36, 37 (LT fide Syvertsen & Hasle, 1993: 304: (Index Nominum Algarum
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Coscinodiscus blandus A.W.F.Schmidt)
South-east Asia: Malaysia (Zong & Hassan 2004 ).
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.
Tomas, C.R., Eds (1996). Identifying marine diatoms and dinoflagellates. pp. 1-858. San Diego: Academic Press Inc.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 March 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 October 2020.