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Coscinodiscus septentrionalis Grunow

Publication details
Coscinodiscus septentrionalis Grunow 1884: 85, pl. 4: fig. 33

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

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 var. septentrionalis (Grunow) G.R.Hasle

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), from the North.

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

General environment
This is a brackish species.

Type information
Type locality: USSR: Franz Josef Land (Silva 1996-to date). Lectotype: W 2247c (slide referred to on Grunow's Bilder-Sammlung No. 8862 as having beeen used for Grunow 1184, pl. 4, fig. 33) (Hasle & Lange 1989: 127).

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. & Lange, C.B. (1989). Freshwater and brackish water Thalassiosira (Bacillariophyceae): taxa with tangentially undulated valves. Phycologia 28(1): 120-135.

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M.D. 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 16 October 2019.

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