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Actinoptychus senarius (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Coscinodiscophytina
Class Coscinodiscophyceae
Subclass Coscinodiscophycidae
Order Coscinodiscales
Family Heliopeltaceae
Genus Actinoptychus

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Actinoptychus senarius (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg
400x __Diam. 75 µm. 27 Jul 2012. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Actinoptychus senarius (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; tidal marsh, 400x, DIC. 13 Apr 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Actinoptychus senarius (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg
Valve view. Note the distince sectioning of the valva face.. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

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Actinoptychus senarius (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg Valve view. Note the distince sectioning of the valva face.
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Actinoptychus senarius (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg 1843: 400, pl. 1.1: fig. 27; pl. 1.3: fig. 21

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1843). Verbreitung und Einfluss des mikroskopischen Lebens in Süd-und Nord-Amerika. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1841: 291-466, pls 1-4.

Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Actinoptychus.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Actinocyclus senarius Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: Algeria: Oran (fossil) (Silva 1996-to date).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Actinocyclus senarius Ehrenberg 1838

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Actinocyclus undulatus Kützing 1844
Actinoptychus undulatus (Kützing) Ralfs 1861

General environment
This is a marine species.

Description
Emend. Andrews & Abbott Homann, 1991: 34, pl. 2, figs 5, 7, 8; pl. 3, figs 1-5 (Van Eetvelde & Cornet, 2002: 431).

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Key references
Hasle, G.R. & Syvertsen, E.E. (1996). Marine diatoms. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 5-385. San Diego: Academic Press.

Hendey, N.I. (1964). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part V: Bacillariophyceae (diatoms). pp. [i]-xxii, 1-317. London: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Fishery Investigations. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office.

Hoppenrath, M., Elbrächter, M. & Drebes, G. (2009). Marine phytoplankton Selected microphytoplankton species from the North Sea around Helgoland and Sylt. pp. [1]-264, figs 1-87. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

John, J. (2018). Diatoms from Tasmania: taxonomy and biogeography. The diatom flora of Australia Volume 2. pp. [1]-656, 351 figs. Schmitten - Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

O'Meara, E. (1875). Report on the Irish Diatomaceae. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, Series 2 2: 235-425, pls 26-34.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

Saunders, K., Lane, C., Cook, S., McMinn, A. & Hallaegraeff, G.M. (2010). Benthic diatoms. In: Algae of Australia. Phytoplankton of temperate waters . (Hallegraeff, G.M., Bolch, C.J.S., Hill, D.R.A., Jameson, I, LeRoi, J.-M., McMinn, A., Murray, S., de Salas, M.F. & Saunders, K. Eds), pp. 83-144. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS; CSIRO Publishing.

Scott, F.J. & Thomas, D.P. (2005). Diatoms. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 13-201. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

Van Eetvelde, Y. & Cornet, C (2002). Some Eocene species of marine pyritized diatoms in the core of Saint-Josse (France). Diatom Research 17(2): 423-435.

Villac, M.C., Kaczmarska, I. & Ehrman, J.M. (2016). Diatoms from ship ballast sediments (with consideration of a few additional species of special interest). Diatom Monographs 18: [1]-557, 235 pls.

Witon, E. & Witkowski, A. (2006). Holocene diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) from Faeroe Islands Fjords, Northern Atlantic Ocean. II. Distribution and taxonomy of marine taxa with special reference to benthic forms. Diatom Research 21(1): 175-215.

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