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Coscinodiscus gigas var. punctiformis J.Rattray 1890

Publication details
Coscinodiscus gigas var. punctiformis J.Rattray 1890: 542, no fig.

Published in: Rattray, J. (1890). A revision of the genus Coscinodiscus Ehrb., and some allied genera. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 16: 449-692, pls I-III.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Coscinodiscus is Coscinodiscus argus Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), A giant (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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 28 September 2021.

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