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Coscinodiscus minimus Karsten 1905

Publication details
Coscinodiscus minimus Karsten 1905: 78, pl. 4: fig. 8 (as 'minimum' )

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 gracilis (Karsten) Hustedt

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very little, very least (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
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

General environment
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.

Key references
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.

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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.

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