Coscinodiscus minutus Kützing 1844
Coscinodiscus minutus Kützing 1844: 131, Taf. 1, fig. XIV
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cyclotella exigua H.Håkansson
Type locality: Germany: Cuxhaven (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype (fide Håkansson, 1996: 257): W. Sonder ; "im ElbeSchlamme". BM 19363 (Index Nominum Algarum
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small, minute (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Håkansson, H. (2002). A compilation and evaluation of species in the genera ["general"] Stephanodiscus, Cyclostephanos and Cyclotella with a new genus in the family Stephanodiscaceae. Diatom Research 17(1): 1-139, 487 figs.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 06 April 2016 by G.M. Guiry
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 September 2021.