Asteromphalus stellatus 1861
Asteromphalus stellatus Ralfs in Pritchard 1861: 838
Published in: Pritchard, A. (1861). A history of infusoria, including the Desmidiaceae and Diatomaceae, British and foreign. Fourth edition enlarged and revised by
J. T. Arlidge, M.B., B.A. Lond.; W. Archer, Esq.; J. Ralfs, M.R.C.S.L.; W. C. Williamson, Esq., F.R.S., and the author. pp. -xii, -968, 40 pls. London: Whittaker and Co..
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), stellate, with narrow divisions radiating from the center like the rays of a star (Stearn 1973).
Asterolampra stellata Greville 1860
The intended basionym Asterolampra shadboltiana Greville, 1860 is an invalid provisional name. Treated as a new name. - (27 Sep 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Asteromphalus stellatus Ralfs)
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Afonso-Carrillo 2014).
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 September 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 September 2021.