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Actinoptychus nitidus (Greville) A.W.F.Schmidt 1874

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

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Actinoptychus nitidus (Greville) A.W.F.Schmidt
250x _Diam. 165 µm __Oamaru, N.Z.. 25 Oct 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Actinoptychus nitidus (Greville) A.W.F.Schmidt
250x _Diam. 165 µm __Oamaru, N.Z.. 25 Oct 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

 

Heliopelta nitida Greville 250x _Diam. 165 µm __Oamaru, N.Z.
© Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com)

Publication details
Actinoptychus nitidus (Greville) A.W.F.Schmidt in Schmidt & al. 1874: pl. 1: fig. 7

Published in: Schmidt, A., Schmitz, M., Fricke, F., Müller, O., Heiden, H. & Hustedt, F. (1874-1959). Atlas der Diatomaceen-Kunde. 4 Bands, pls. 1-480. . Leipzig.

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.

Basionym
Heliopelta nitida Greville

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shining.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Heliopelta nitida Greville 1866

General environment
This is a marine species.

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