Actinoptychus senarius (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg 1843

Actinoptychus senarius (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg

Current name: Actinoptychus senarius (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg
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Publication Details
Actinoptychus senarius (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg 1843: 400, pl. 1.1: fig. 27; pl. 1.3: fig. 21

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1843). Verbreitung und Einfluss des mikroskopischen Lebens in Süd- und Nord-Amerika. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1841: 291-445 + [1, Berichtigungen], + 4 pls.

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Type Species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Actinoptychus.

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

Actinocyclus senarius Ehrenberg

Type Information
Type locality: Algeria: Oran (fossil); (Index Nominum Algarum)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Emend. Andrews & Abbott Homann, 1991: 34, pl. 2, figs 5, 7, 8; pl. 3, figs 1-5 (Van Eetvelde & Cornet, 2002: 431).

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 07 June 2023

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