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Coscinodiscus flexuosus J.Brun

Publication details
Coscinodiscus flexuosus J.Brun 1895: pl. XV: figs 38, 39

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 flexuosa (J.Brun) F.Akiba & Y.Yanagisawa

Fossil
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), zigzag, bent alternately in opposite directions (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
No description (INA). - (22 Mar 2017) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Japan: Abokiri, Hokkaido (Silva 1996-to date).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 22 March 2017 by Wendy Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 October 2019.

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