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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Chromalveolata
Order: incertae sedis
Family: Hyalodiscidae
Genus: Hyalodiscus
Ehrenberg, 1845
Type species
Hyalodiscus laevis
Species [1]

Hyalodiscus is an extant genus of diatom known also from the fossil record.[2]


  1. ^ M. D. Guiry (2011). M. D. Guiry & G. M. Guiry, ed. "Hyalodiscus Ehrenberg, 1845". AlgaeBase. National University of Ireland, Galway. Retrieved April 27, 2011. 
  2. ^ David M. Harwood & Steven M. Bohaty (2000). "Marine diatom assemblages from Eocene and younger erratics, McMurdo Sound, Antarctica". In Rodney M. Feldmann & Jeffrey D. Stilwell. Paleobiology and Paleoenvironments of Eocene Rocks, McMurdo Sound, East Antarctica. Antarctic Research Series, volume 76. Washington: American Geophysical Union. pp. 73–98. ISBN 0-87590-947-7.