Actinoptychus octonarius (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1844

Actinocyclus octonarius Ehrenberg

Current name: Actinocyclus octonarius Ehrenberg
Zeiss Planapo 63x/1.4, DIC, 70µm diameter, single image, Marine sample, Alboran Sea - 07 November 2020. Forbes Pettigrew

Publication Details
Actinoptychus octonarius (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1844: 134, pl. 21: fig. 25

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1844). Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. pp. [i-vii], [1]-152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.

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Publication date: 7-9 Nov 1844

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

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Actinocyclus octonarius Ehrenberg.

Actinocyclus octonarius Ehrenberg

Type Information
Type locality: Oran, Africa (fossil); (INA 1996)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 16 February 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 February 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 14 July 2024

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