Actinoptychus splendens var. halionyx (Grunow) Grunow in Van Heurck 1883

Actinoptychus halionyx Grunow

Actinoptychus halionyx Grunow1000x _Diam. 109 µm _From Califronia, USA - 26 July 2014.

Publication Details
Actinoptychus splendens var. halionyx (Grunow) Grunow in Van Heurck 1883: pl. 119: fig. 3, pl. 120: fig. 3, 5

Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1882). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique. Atlas pls LXXVIII-CXXXII [78-132 and supplementary pls 22 bis, 82bis, 83bis, 83ter, 95bis], tables genres. . Anvers: Ducaju et Cie.

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Publication date: April-May

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.

Actinoptychus halionyx Grunow

Origin of Species Name
Participle B (Latin), splendid, shining, gleaming, brilliant (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 26 July 2014

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Robert Lavigne in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 July 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 11 August 2022

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