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Coscinodiscus lentiginosus Janisch 1874

Publication details
Coscinodiscus lentiginosus Janisch in A.W.F.Schmidt 1874: pl. 58, fig. 11

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 lentiginosa (Janisch) Fryxell

Type information
Type locality: 'Tafelbai' (Table Bay, c 34ºS, near Capetown, South Africa) (Fryxell 1977: 100).

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

Nomenclatural notes
1878: pl. 58: fig. 11 (INA). - (25 Aug 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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. & Syvertsen, E.E. (1996). Marine diatoms. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 5-385. San Diego: Academic Press.

Key references
Fryxell, G.A. (1977). Thalassiosira australis Peragallo and T. lentiginosa (Janisch) G.Fryxell, comb. nov.: two antarctic diatoms (Bacillariophyceae). Phycologia 16: 95-104, 14 figs.

Scott, F.J. & Thomas, D.P. (2005). Diatoms. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 13-201. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

Created: 25 April 2003 by Mairead Murphy

Verified by: 25 August 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.

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