ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

Authority

G.Karst. (Karsten, 1905: 82, pl. 7, fig. 5)

Class

Diatomophyceae

Order

Centrales

Family

Coscinodiscaceae

Synonyms

N/A

top

Basionym

N/A

Additional References

Priddle & Fryxell (1985: 154, fig. on p. 55)

Description

Cells (presumably) discoid. Valves circular; apical axis 44–90 µm, with conspicuous marginal processes and, apparently, 2 radial labiate processes. Valve margins with small spines.

Distribution

Southern Ocean (Hendey, 1937; Priddle & Fryxell, 1985).

Comments

This species has rarely been reported from the Antarctic. Priddle & Fryxell (1985) noted that its generic position is uncertain.

top