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Actinoptychus maculatus A.W.F.Schmidt 1888

Publication details
Actinoptychus maculatus A.W.F.Schmidt 1888: pl. 132: figs 18-20

Published in: Schmidt, A.[W.F.] (1888). Atlas der Diatomaceen-kunde. Series III: Heft 33-34 ["Heft 29-30"]: pls 129-136. . Aschersleben: Verlag von Ludwig Siever.
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Publication date: Nov 1888

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Actinoptychus is Actinoptychus senarius (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spotted, bloched (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
CDN notes 'New combination of Actinoptychus vulgaris var. maculatus Grove & Sturt 1887 (ref. 000988) (possible by comparison of figures)? or new taxon? A. Schmidt notes: %u201CGrunow möchte diese Form zu A. splendens oder vulgaris ziehen. Die Art-gültigkeit derselben wird durch die ganz eigen thümliche Gestalt der Processe verbürgt".' - (21 Sep 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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.

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