Coscinodiscus graecus Kützing
Coscinodiscus graecus Kützing 1844: 132
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lindavia graeca (Kützing) T.Nakov et al.
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Greece: freshwater marl, Moorea [Peloponnesos] (Silva 1996-to date). Lectotype: Ehrenberg collection BHUPM box 31, book 11, mica slide 2.7dw (Håkansson 2002: 121). Notes: Original drawing: 476. Isotypes: B-Ld 96-100, Håkansson collection.
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
Nakov, T., Guillory, W.X., Julius, M.L., Theriot, E.C. & Alverson, A.J. (2015). Towards a phylogenetic classification of species belonging to the diatom genus Cyclotella (Bacillariophyceae): Transfer of species formerly placed in Puncticulata, Handmannia, Pliocaenicus and Cyclotella to the genus Lindavia. Phytotaxa 217(3): 249-264.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 January 2018 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 October 2019.