Hemidiscus rectus (Castracane)
Hemidiscus rectus (Castracane) Kuntze 1898: 408
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Actinocyclus cuneiformis (Wallich) F.Gómez, Lu Wang & Senjie Lin
Euodia recta Castracane
Type locality: South Atlantic Ocean (Silva 1996-to date).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), upright, straight, proper, right [as in correct] (Brown 1956).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Comb. also proposed by Mann 1907. Contrib. U.S. Natl. Herb. 10: 317, with the same Basionym. (INA) - (6 Oct 2018) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Gómez, F., Wang, L., Hernández-Becerril, D.U., Lisunova, Y.O., Lopes, R.M. & Lin, S. (2017). Molecular phylogeny suggests transfer of Hemidiscus into Actinocyclus (Coscinodiscales, Coscinodiscophyceae). Diatom Research 32(1): 21-28.
Created: 06 December 2017 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 23 May 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 August 2019.