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

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

Current name: Actinoptychus nitidus (Greville) A.W.F.Schmidt
250x _Diam. 165 µm __Oamaru, N.Z. - 25 October 2011. Robert Lavigne (

Publication Details
Actinoptychus nitidus (Greville) A.W.F.Schmidt 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.

Heliopelta nitida Greville

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), shining.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 25 October 2011

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