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Actinoptychus stella A.W.F.Schmidt 1886

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


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Actinoptychus stella A.W.F.Schmidt
300x _Diam. 195 µm. 06 Jun 2014. Robert Lavigne. © MicroscopyView.com.

Actinoptychus stella A.W.F.Schmidt
Basic power 200x _Diam. 215 µm. 26 Feb 2014. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).


Chroococcus turgidus var. tenax Kirchner

Actinoptychus stella A.W.F.Schmidt Basic power 200x _Diam. 215 µm
© Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com)

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Publication details
Actinoptychus stella A.W.F.Schmidt in Schmidt & al. 1886: pl. 90, figs 1-2

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.


No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine 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: 06 June 2014 by Robert Lavigne

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Robert Lavigne in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2021.

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