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Coscinodiscus rothii (Ehrenberg) Grunow 1878

Publication details
Coscinodiscus rothii (Ehrenberg) Grunow 1878: 125

Published in: Grunow, A. (1878). Algen und Diatomaceen aus dem Kaspischen Meere. In: Naturwissenschaftliche Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Kaukasusländer, auf Grund seiner Sammelbeute. (Schneider, O. Eds), pp. 98-132, pls 3, 4. Dresden: Dresden Burdach.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Coscinodiscus is Coscinodiscus argus Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Heterostephania rothii Ehrenberg

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Actinocyclus rothii (Ehrenberg) Grunow
Heterostephania rothii Ehrenberg 1854

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Coscinodiscus rothii var. genuinus Cleve-Euler 1942

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Coscinodiscus rothii (Ehrenberg) Grunow)
Arctic: Arctic Russia (Tsoy & Obrezkova 2017).

Europe: Britain (Hendey 1954, Hendey 1974), France (Anon. 2017), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Poland (Plinski & Witkowski 2020), Portugal (Moita & Vilarinho 1999), Romania (Caraus 2017).

North America: Gulf of California (Moreno, Licea & Santoyo 1996), Laurentian Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999), Mexico (López-Fuerte & Siqueiros-Beltrones 2016), Mexico (Atlantic) (Licea, Moreno-Ruiz & Luna 2016), Mexico (Pacific) (Torres-Ariño & al. 2019), North Carolina (Hustedt 1955), Texas (Eberle 1982), United States of America (Kociolek 2005, Eberle 2008).

Middle East: Iraq (Maulood & al. 2013, Al-Saboonchi & Al-Shawi 2016).

South-west Asia: India (Gupta & Das 2020).

Asia: China (Liu 2008), Korea (Lee, Choi & Lee 1995), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (McCarthy 2013).

Key references
Hustedt, F. (1930). Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae) Zweite Auflage. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft 10. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. [i]-vii, [1]-466. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

Plinski, M. & Witkowski, A. (2020). Diatoms from the Gulf of Gdansk and surrounding waters (the southern Baltic Sea). pp. [1]-442, incl. 31 SEM pls, 16 photo pls. Gdansk: Gdansk University Press.

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