Coscinodiscus radiatus var. oculus-iridis Ehrenberg 1840

Coscinodiscus oculus-iridis (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg

Coscinodiscus oculus-iridis (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg600x __Diam. 192 µm __Oamaru, N.Z. - 08 October 2011. Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView)

Publication Details
Coscinodiscus radiatus var. oculus-iridis Ehrenberg 1840: 67 (147)

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1840). Über noch zahlreich jetzt lebende Thierarten der Kreidebildung und den Organismus der Polythalamien Preprint of Abhandlung der Könglichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin aus dem Jahre 1839 [1841] with different pagination. pp. 1-94, 4 pls. Berlin.

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 oculus-iridis (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), radiate.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 June 2005 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 08 October 2011

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Robert Lavigne in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 October 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 September 2022

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