Coscinodiscus bifrons Castracane
Coscinodiscus bifrons Castracane 1886: 156; pl. II, fig. 1
Published in: Castracane, [C.A.] F. (1886). Report on the Diatomaceae collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. In: Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. Botany - Vol. II. (Murray, J. Eds), pp. 1-178.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Charcotiella bifrons (Castracane) S.Blanco & C.E.Wetzel
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with two faces, growing on both sides (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine 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.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 21 July 2016 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2020.