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Coscinodiscus lacunosus Å.Berg, nom. illeg. 1952

Publication details
Coscinodiscus lacunosus Å.Berg 1952: 24, 36, pl. II: fig. 2, nom. illeg.

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 Coscinodiscus expectus S.L.VanLandingham

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), holed or pitted.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Thalassiosira hyperborea var. lacunosus Hasle 1928: 129, new name. - (24 Aug 2016) - Wendy Guiry

Taxonomic notes
Illegitimate: priority for Coscinodiscus lacunosus Grove 1890. Coscinodiscus expectus Van Landingham 1968 - (9 Apr 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Langholmen, Baltic Sea (Hasle & Lange 1989: 129). Notes: Sweden: east coast near Kungshann (INA). Neotype: IMBB 96, Tvärminne SW coast of Finland, 9 Feb. 1971 (Hasle & Lange, 1989: 129).

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.

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

Verified by: 24 August 2016 by Wendy Guiry

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Wendy 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 18 September 2020.

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