Coscinodiscus minimus Karsten 1905
Coscinodiscus minimus Karsten 1905: 78, pl. 4: fig. 8 (as 'minimum' )
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Thalassiosira gracilis (Karsten) Hustedt
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very little, very least (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Combination also proposed by Frenguelli in Chiovenda 1929, Fl. Somala 387, with basionym Coscinodiscus excentricus f. minimus H. Peragallo 1908 [INA] - (25 Jul 2017) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
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
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.
Bárcena, M.A. & Flores, J.A. (1990). La Clase Centrobacillariophyceae (Div. Bacillariophycea) de los sedimentos superficiales obtenidos en la campaña «Antártida 8611». Studia Geologica Salmanticensia 27: 7-31, 1 figure, 1 table, 2 plates.
Created: 24 June 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 24 April 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 24 September 2021.