Arachnoidiscus japonicus Shadboldt ex Pritchard
Arachnoidiscus japonicus Shadboldt ex Pritchard Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Manitou Beach, 1000x, DIC
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Arachnoidiscus japonicus Shadboldt ex Pritchard 1852: 319, 700; pl. 24, fig. 18-21
Published in: Pritchard, A. (1852). A history of infusorial animalcules, living and fossil. pp. 704, 24 plates. London: Whittaker.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Arachnoidiscus.
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Epiphytic marine species occasionally found in plankton. Its occurrence in Antarctica indicates a wide range of environmental tolerances.Commonly recorded in large numbers on Plocamium cartilaginum (Al-Handal & Wulff 2008). - (6 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Al-Handal, A.Y. & Wulff, A. (2008). Marine epiphytic diatoms from the shallow sublittoral zone in Potter Cove, King George Island, Antartica. Botanica Marina 51: 411-435.
Created: 15 September 2003 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 21 April 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2018.