Species Factsheet

Coscinodiscus wailesii

Details

Complete name: Coscinodiscus wailesii (Gran & Angst 1931)
Taxonomy: Other algae » Heterokontophyta » Coscinodiscophyceae » Coscinodiscales » Coscinodiscaceae » Coscinodiscus wailesii
Authors: Stephan Gollasch
Last updated: October 30th, 2006

Common Names

Synonyms

Coscinodiscus wailesii

Short Description

This very large centric diatom, typically 175-500 µm in diameter, is a primary producer in brackish and marine waters.