Coscinodiscus septentrionalis Grunow 1884

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(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 var. septentrionalis (Grunow) G.R.Hasle.

Type Information
Type locality: USSR: Franz Josef Land; (Index Nominum Algarum) 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)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), from the North.

General Environment
This is a brackish species.

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

Last updated: 02 September 2016

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