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Coscinodiscus antiquus Grunow 1884

Publication details
Coscinodiscus antiquus Grunow 1884: 84, pl. IV(D): fig. 24

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 antiqua (Grunow) Proshkina-Lavrenko

Type information
Type locality: Denmark: Mors Island, Jutland (Paleocene) (Index Nominum Algarum).

Described as a fossil.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Coscinodiscus antiquus var. genuinus Cleve-Euler 1951

Nomenclatural notes
[as Coscinodiscus (excentricus var.?) antiquus] (INA). - (15 May 2018) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Coscinodiscus antiquus Grunow)
Europe: Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015).

Source of current name
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

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