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Coscinodiscus hirosakiensis T.Kanaya 1959

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Publication details
Coscinodiscus hirosakiensis T.Kanaya 1959: 78, pl. 4: figs 1, 2

Published in: Kanaya, T. (1959). Miocene diatom assemblages from the Onnagawa Formation and their distribution in the correlative formations in northeast Japan. Sci. Rep. Tohoku Univ., Geology 30: 1-130, 11 pl.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Coscinodiscus is Coscinodiscus argus Ehrenberg.

Type information
Type locality: Owasawa formation, Aomori Pref., Japan (Middle Miocene) (Index Nominum Algarum).

Fossil
Described as a fossil.

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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Source of current name
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

Key references
Zalat, A.A. (2002). Distribution and origin of diatoms in the bottom sediments of the Suez Canal lakes and adjacent areas, Egypt. Diatom Research 17(1): 243-266.

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