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Coscinodiscus borealis Ehrenberg, nom. illeg. 1861

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Coscinodiscophytina
Class Coscinodiscophyceae
Subclass Coscinodiscophycidae
Order Coscinodiscales
Family Coscinodiscaceae
Genus Coscinodiscus


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Coscinodiscus borealis Ehrenberg
400x __Sp. diam. : 70 µm. 07 Feb 2012. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).


Taonia schroederi (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

Coscinodiscus radiatus var. borealis Grunow 400x __Sp. diam. : 70 µm
© Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com)

Publication details
Coscinodiscus borealis Ehrenberg 1861: 294, nom. illeg.

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1861). Über die Tiefgrunde-Verhältnisse des Oceans am Eingange der Davisstrafse und bei Island. Monatsbericht der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1861: 275-315, 1 map.

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 radiatus var. borealis Grunow

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), north, northern (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Not Coscinodiscus borealis J.W.Bailey. - (2 Aug 2021) -

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 20 September 2002 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 02 August 2021 by E.A. Molinari Novoa

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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2021.

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