Coscinodiscus

A Diatom

CLASSIFICATION

Main Group: Protoctist

Sublevel 1: Stramenopiles

Sublevel 2: Diatoms

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Division: Bacillariophyta

Class: Coscinodiscophyceae

Order: Coscinodiscales

Family: Coscinodiscaceae

Genus: Coscinodiscus

STATUS IN NEW ENGLAND

Invasive, Pest, or Pathogen?: No

BIOLOGY/ECOLOGY

Feeding Type: Photoautotroph

HABITAT

ASSOCIATED SPECIES

PHOTOS OF Coscinodiscus

PHOTOS OF SPECIES ASSOCIATIONS