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Asteromphalus peltatus (Brébisson) Greville 1859

Publication details
Asteromphalus peltatus (Brébisson) Greville 1859: 160

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1859). Description of Diatomaceae observed in Californian guano. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science 7: 155-166.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Asteromphalus is Asteromphalus darwinii Ehrenberg.

Basionym
Spatangidium peltatum Brebisson

Type information
Peru; guano.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), target-shaped.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Spatangidium peltatum Brebisson 1857

General environment
This is a marine/terrestrial 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.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 11 May 2020 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Citing AlgaeBase
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 July 2021.

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