Coscinodiscus hyperboreus Grunow 1884: 85, pl. IV(D): fig. 26
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Thalassiosira hyperborea (Grunow) Hasle
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), belonging to the extreme north, northern (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Hasle & Syvertsen (1997: 74) record this species as Coscinodiscus (lacustris var?) hyperboreus.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Type locality: Mis Vankarem (= Cap Wankarema) East Siberian Sea (Hasle & Lange 1989: 125). Lectotype: W 2886 (the slide referrred to on Grunow's Bilder-Sammlung No. 8863 as having been used for Grunow 1884, pl. 4, fig. 26) (Hasle & Lange 1989: 125).
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.
Source of current name
Hasle, G.R. & Syvertsen, E.E. (1996). Marine diatoms. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 5-385. San Diego: Academic Press.
Hasle, G.R. & Lange, C.B. (1989). Freshwater and brackish water Thalassiosira (Bacillariophyceae): taxa with tangentially undulated valves. Phycologia 28(1): 120-135.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 24 August 2016 by Wendy Guiry
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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 19 October 2019.