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Coscinodiscus hyperboreus Grunow

Publication details
Coscinodiscus hyperboreus Grunow 1884: 85, pl. IV(D): fig. 26

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 hyperborea (Grunow) Hasle

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), belonging to the extreme north, northern (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Hasle & Syvertsen (1997: 74) record this species as Coscinodiscus (lacustris var?) hyperboreus.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Type information
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.

Key references
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

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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.

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