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Cocconeis atmosphaerica Ehrenberg 1849

Publication details
Cocconeis atmosphaerica Ehrenberg 1849: 287, 455, pl. 5 (part II): fig. 45

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1849). Passatstaub und Blutregen. Ein Grofses organisches unsichtbares Wirken und Leben in der Atmosphäre. Abhanlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1847: 269-460, 6 pl.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cocconeis is Cocconeis scutellum Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Diploneis atmosphaerica (Ehrenberg) R.Jahn & Kusber

Type information
Type locality: France: Lyon (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype (fide Jahn & Kusber 2004): 17.x.1846; atmospheric dust. BHUPM specimen on preparation No. 460412-b shite (Index Nominum Algarum

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

Nomenclatural notes
Seemingly originally first introduced without a description [INA], but validated by analytical figures (see ICN Art. 38.7 "For the purpose of Art. 38.5, prior to 1 January 1908, an illustration with analysis (see Art. 38.9 and 38.10) is acceptable in place of a written description or diagnosis."). - (23 Oct 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater 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
Jahn, R. & Kusber, W.H. (2004). Algae of the Ehrenberg collection - 1. Typification of 32 names of diatom taxa described by C.G. Ehrenberg. Willdenowia 34(2): 577-595, 1 table.

Key references
Jahn, R. & Kusber, W.H. (2004). Algae of the Ehrenberg collection - 1. Typification of 32 names of diatom taxa described by C.G. Ehrenberg. Willdenowia 34(2): 577-595, 1 table.

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