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Hemidiscus rectus (Castracane) Kuntze

Publication details
Hemidiscus rectus (Castracane) Kuntze 1898: 408

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hemidiscus is Hemidiscus cuneiformis Wallich.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Actinocyclus cuneiformis (Wallich) F.Gómez, Lu Wang & Senjie Lin

Basionym
Euodia recta Castracane

Type information
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).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Comb. also proposed by Mann 1907. Contrib. U.S. Natl. Herb. 10: 317, with the same Basionym. (INA) - (6 Oct 2018) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
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.

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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.

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