Octactis speculum (Ehrenberg) F.H.Chang, J.M.Grieve & J.E.Sutherland 2017

Octactis speculum (Ehrenberg) F.H.Chang, J.M.Grieve & J.E.Sutherland

Current name: Octactis speculum (Ehrenberg) F.H.Chang, J.M.Grieve & J.E.Sutherland
A single plate showing characteristic windows.Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Octactis speculum (Ehrenberg) F.H.Chang, J.M.Grieve & J.E.Sutherland 2017: 244

Published in: Chang, F.H., Sutherland, J. & Bradford-Grieve, J. (2017). Taxonomic revision of Dictyochales (Dictyochophyceae) based on morphological, ultrastructural, biochemical and molecular data. Phycological Research 65: 235–247, 22 figs.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Octactis is Octactis octonaria (Ehrenberg) Hovasse.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Dictyocha speculum Ehrenberg

Type Information
Type locality: Algeria: Oran (chalk marl fossil); (INA 1996)

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), a looking-glass, mirror (Brown 1954).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 25 June 2017 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 July 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 July 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 June 2024

 
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