Coscinodiscus hyperboreus Grunow 1884

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

Published in: Grunow, A. (1884). Die Diatomeen von Franz Josefs-Land. Denkschriften der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe, Wien 48(Abt. 2): 53-112, 5 pls.

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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.

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)

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

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 20 August 2020

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