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Actinocyclus barklyi Kitton 1878

Publication details
Actinocyclus barklyi Kitton 1878: XXXVI, no fig. (as 'Barklyi' )

Published in: Kitton, F. (1879). Notes sur quelques Diatomées. Bulletin de la Société Belge de Microscopie 5: XXXI-XXXVI, 2 figs.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Actinocyclus is Actinocyclus octonarius Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Actinoptychus barklyi (Kitton) Habirshaw

Named for Sir Henry Barkly (1815-1898).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
The name Coscinodiscus barklyi J.Coates was invalidly introduced without a description or figure in The QUarterly Journal of Microscopical Science, ser. 2, 1: 138, 1861. - (27 Sep 2019) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Habirshaw, F. (1877). Catalogue on the Diatomaceae, with reference to the various published descriptions and figures, Pt. I. pp. [1-272]. New York: Reproduced by the Edison Electric pen process.

Key references
Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: [i]-vii, 1-276.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 14 August 2020 by Roberta Cowan

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Roberta Cowan in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 October 2021.

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