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Actinophaenia splendens Shadbolt 1854

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

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Actinophaenia splendens Shadbolt
(16 sectors)__400x _Diam. 111 µm __Oamaru, New Zealand. 13 Sep 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Actinophaenia splendens Shadbolt
(16 sectors)__400x _Diam. 111 µm __Oamaru, New Zealand. 13 Sep 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Actinophaenia splendens Shadbolt
(12 sectors)__400x _Diam. 65 µm __Oamaru, New Zealand. 13 Sep 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Actinophaenia splendens Shadbolt
(12 sectors)__400x _Diam. 65 µm __Oamaru, New Zealand. 13 Sep 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Actinophaenia splendens Shadbolt
(14 sectors)__400x _Diam. 92 µm __Oamaru, New Zealand. 13 Sep 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Actinophaenia splendens Shadbolt
(14 sectors)__400x _Diam. 92 µm __Oamaru, New Zealand. 13 Sep 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

 

Rhodochorton minutum (Suhr) Reinke

Actinophaenia splendens Shadbolt (14 sectors)__400x _Diam. 92 µm __Oamaru, New Zealand
© Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com)

Publication details
Actinophaenia splendens Shadbolt 1854: 16

Published in: Shadboldt, G. (1854). A short description of some new forms of Diatomaceae from Port Natal. Transactions of the Microscopical Society of London, New Series 2: 13-18, pl. 1.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Actinophaenia.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Actinoptychus splendens (Shadbolt) Ralfs

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), splendid, shining, gleaming, brilliant (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Actinophaenia splendens Shadbolt)
Africa: Gambia (Foged 1986).

South-west Asia: India (Gupta & Das 2020).

Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Source of current name
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 plates. London: Whittaker and Co..

Key references
Lebour, M.V. (1930). The planktonic diatoms of northern seas. pp. [i]-ix, 1-244, pls I-IV. London: Printed for the Ray Society sold by Dulau & Co., Ltd. 32, Old Bond Street, London, W. 1.

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