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Actinoptychus octonarius (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1844

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

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Actinoptychus octonarius (Ehrenberg) Kützing
Zeiss Planapo 63x/1.4, DIC, 70µm diameter, single image, Marine sample, Alboran Sea. 07 Nov 2020. Forbes Pettigrew. © Forbes Pettigrew.

Actinoptychus octonarius (Ehrenberg) Kützing
Hawaii; living; scale 20 µm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Actinoptychus octonarius (Ehrenberg) Kützing
Hawaii; scale 20 µm. 01 Jan 0001. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Actinoptychus octonarius (Ehrenberg) Kützing
600x __Diam. 70 µm. 21 May 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com).

Actinoptychus octonarius (Ehrenberg) Kützing
600x __Diam. 70 µm. 21 May 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com).

 

Delesseria lancifolia var. minor Laing

Actinoptychus octonarius (Ehrenberg) Kützing 600x __Diam. 70 µm
© Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com)

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

Basionym
Actinocyclus octonarius Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: Oran, Africa (fossil) (Index Nominum Algarum).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Actinoptychus octonarius (Ehrenberg) Kützing)
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Afonso-Carrillo 2014).

Europe: Black Sea (Zotov 2018), Bosnia-Hertzegovina (Hafner, Jasprica & Car 2018), France (Anon. 2017).

North America: Mexico (López-Fuerte & Siqueiros-Beltrones 2016), Mexico (Atlantic) (Licea, Moreno-Ruiz & Luna 2016).

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Verified by: 16 February 2021 by M.D. Guiry

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