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Actinoptychus senarius (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg 1843

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

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Actinoptychus senarius (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg
400x __Diam. 75 µm. 27 Jul 2012. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Actinoptychus senarius (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; tidal marsh, 400x, DIC. 13 Apr 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Actinoptychus senarius (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg
Valve view. Note the distince sectioning of the valva face.. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Actinoptychus senarius (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; tidal marsh, 400x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

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.

Basionym
Actinocyclus senarius Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: Algeria: Oran (fossil) (Index Nominum Algarum).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Actinocyclus senarius Ehrenberg 1838

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Actinocyclus undulatus Kützing 1844
Actinoptychus undulatus (Kützing) Ralfs 1861
Actinoptychus undulatus var. typicus Cleve-Euler 1952

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Actinocyclus senarius Ehrenberg)
Europe: Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015).

Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

(as Actinoptychus senarius (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg)
Arctic: Arctic Russia (Tsoy & Obrezkova 2017), Chukchi Sea (Tsukazaki et al. 2018 ).

Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, Moro & al. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014), Faroe Islands (Witon & Witkowski 2006), Madeira (Kaufmann, Santos & Maranhão 2015).

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Vilicic, Marasovic & Miokovic 2002), Albania (Miho & Witkowski 2005), Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Black Sea (BSPC Editorial Board 2014, Zotov 2018), Bosnia-Hertzegovina (Hafner, Jasprica & Car 2018), Britain (Hendey 1954, Hendey 1974, Hartley 1986, Sims 1996), France (Van Eetvelde & Cornet 2002, Anon. 2017), France (Breizh) (Guilloux & al. 2013), Helgoland (Kraberg & al. 2019), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Portugal (Moita & Vilarinho 1999), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018).

North America: Canada (Mather & al. 2010), Gulf of California (Moreno, Licea & Santoyo 1996), Mexico (López-Fuerte & Siqueiros-Beltrones 2016), Mexico (Atlantic) (Licea, Moreno-Ruiz & Luna 2016), Mexico (Pacific) (Torres-Ariño & al. 2019), Nova Scotia (Kim, Garbary & McLachlan 2004), NW USA (Bahls 2009), Virginia (Makinen & Moisan 2012).

South America: Argentina (Garibotti et al. 2011), Brazil (Eskinazi-Leça & al. 2010).

Africa: Gambia (Foged 1986), Senegal (Sow & Diene 2002).

Middle East: Egypt (Zalat 2002), Iraq (Maulood & al. 2013, Al-Saboonchi & Al-Shawi 2016), Kuwait (Al-Kandari & Suburova 2019).

South-west Asia: India (Gupta & Das 2020), Lebanon (Lakkis 2013).

South-east Asia: Malaysia (Zong & Hassan 2004), Singapore (Pham & al. 2011).

Asia: Korea (Lee, Choi & Lee 1995), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014, Shevchenko & al. 2019), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (McCarthy 2013), New Zealand (Harper & al. 2012), Tasmania (John 2018).

Antarctic and Antarctic islands: Ant./Subantarctic and islands (Scott & Thomas 2005).

(as Actinocyclus undulatus Kützing)
North America: Alaska (Foged 1981).

Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

(as Actinoptychus undulatus (Kützing) Ralfs)
Europe: Britain (Hustedt & Aleem 1951), France (Méléder et al. 2007 , Anon. 2017), Ireland (Adams 1908), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Romania (Caraus 2017), Spain (Varela 1982, Aboal & al. 2003 ).

North America: South Carolina (Plante et al. 2010).

Middle East: Egypt (Khairy & al. 2017).

South-east Asia: Philippines (Bassler 1925).

Asia: China (Qi 1995, Liu 2008), Japan (Iwahashi 1935), Korea (Jeong et al. 2017), Russia (Sea of Japan) (Gail 1950), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Chapman, Thompson & Segar 1957).

Key references
Al-Yamani, F.Y. & Suburova, M.A. (2019). Marine phytoplankton of Kuwait's waters Volume II. Diatoms. pp. [1]-336, 161 pls. Kuwait: Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research.

Hasle, G.R. & Syvertsen, E.E. (1996). Marine diatoms. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 5-385. San Diego: Academic Press.

Hendey, N.I. (1964). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part V: Bacillariophyceae (diatoms). pp. [i]-xxii, 1-317. London: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Fishery Investigations. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office.

Hoppenrath, M., Elbrächter, M. & Drebes, G. (2009). Marine phytoplankton Selected microphytoplankton species from the North Sea around Helgoland and Sylt. pp. [1]-264, figs 1-87. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

John, J. (2018). Diatoms from Tasmania: taxonomy and biogeography. The diatom flora of Australia Volume 2. pp. [1]-656, 351 figs. Schmitten - Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

O'Meara, E. (1875). Report on the Irish Diatomaceae. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, Series 2 2: 235-425, pls 26-34.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

Saunders, K., Lane, C., Cook, S., McMinn, A. & Hallaegraeff, G.M. (2010). Benthic diatoms. In: Algae of Australia. Phytoplankton of temperate waters . (Hallegraeff, G.M., Bolch, C.J.S., Hill, D.R.A., Jameson, I, LeRoi, J.-M., McMinn, A., Murray, S., de Salas, M.F. & Saunders, K. Eds), pp. 83-144. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS; CSIRO Publishing.

Scott, F.J. & Thomas, D.P. (2005). Diatoms. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 13-201. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

Van Eetvelde, Y. & Cornet, C (2002). Some Eocene species of marine pyritized diatoms in the core of Saint-Josse (France). Diatom Research 17(2): 423-435.

Villac, M.C., Kaczmarska, I. & Ehrman, J.M. (2016). Diatoms from ship ballast sediments (with consideration of a few additional species of special interest). Diatom Monographs 18: [1]-557, 235 pls.

Witkowski, A., Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (2000). Diatom flora of marine coasts I. Iconographia Diatomologica 7: 1-925, 219 pls with 4504 figs.

Witon, E. & Witkowski, A. (2006). Holocene diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) from Faeroe Islands Fjords, Northern Atlantic Ocean. II. Distribution and taxonomy of marine taxa with special reference to benthic forms. Diatom Research 21(1): 175-215.

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