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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

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).

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.

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 G.M. Guiry

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