Actinoptychus splendens (Shadbolt) ex Pritchard
Actinoptychus splendens (Shadbolt) Ralfs ex Pritchard (16 sectors)__400x _Diam. 111 µm __Oamaru, New Zealand
Actinoptychus splendens (Shadbolt) Ralfs ex Pritchard 1861: p. 840
Original publication: Pritchard, A. (1861). A history of infusoria, including the Desmidiaceae and Diatomaceae, British and foreign. Fourth edition enlarged and revised by
J. T. Arlidge, M.B., B.A. Lond.; W. Archer, Esq.; J. Ralfs, M.R.C.S.L. ; W. C. Williamson, Esq., F.R.S., and the author. pp. i-xii, 1- 968, 40 pls. London: Whittaker and Co., Ave Maria Lane.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Actinophaenia splendens Shadbolt
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), splendid, shining, gleaming, brilliant (Stearn 1973).
Actinophaenia splendens Shadbolt 1854
This is a marine species.
Distribution by country
South America: Brazil (Eskinazi-Leça et al. 2010).
Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Harper et al. 2012).
Hendey, N.I. (1974). A revised check-list of the British marine diatoms. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 54: 277-300.
Hoppenrath, M., Elbrächter, M. & Drebes, G. (2009). Marine phytoplankton Selected microphytoplankton species from the North Sea around Helgoland and Sylt. pp. -264, figs 1-87. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Actinoptychus&species=splendens
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Actinoptychus&Species=splendens
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 July 2011 by Robert Lavigne
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Robert Lavigne in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:83922