Coscinodiscus elegantulus 1861
Coscinodiscus elegantulus Greville 1861: 42; pl. IV, fig. 8
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1861). Descriptions of new and rare Diatoms. Series I. Transactions of the Microscopical Society, New Series 9: 39-45, pl. IV.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Azpeitia elegantula (Greville) P.A.Sims
Barbadoes deposit. Upper Eocene/Lower Oligocene
Described as a fossil.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), somewhat elegant.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Fossil Range notes
Barbadoes deposit. - (23 Nov 2020) - M.D. Guiry
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.
Source of current name
Fryxell, G.A., Sims, P.A. & Watkins, T.P. (1986). Azpeitia (Bacillariophyceae): Related genera and promorphology. Systematic Botany Monographs 13: 1-74, 33 figs.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 November 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 September 2021.