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Hemidiscus kanayanus Simonsen

Publication details
Hemidiscus kanayanus Simonsen 1972: 265, figs 1-6

Published in: Simonsen, R. (1972). Über die Diatomeengattung Hemidiscus^Wallich und andere Angehörige der sogenannten 'Hemidiscaceae'. Veröff. Inst. Meeresf. Bremerhaven 13: 265-273.

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 kanayanus (Simonsen) F.Gómez, Lu Wang & Senjie Lin

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Indian Ocean 9°23'N, 75°02'E [Arabian Sea; Persian Gulf] (Silva 1996-to date). Holotype: figs 1-4 in Simonsen's collection: 9.ii.1965; (Silva 1996-to date Notes: Isotypes in BM(NH) no. 77873 (INA).

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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