Asteromphalus flabellatus (Brébisson) Greville 1859

Publication Details
Asteromphalus flabellatus (Brébisson) Greville 1859: 160, pl. 7: figs 4, 5

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1859). Description of Diatomaceae observed in Californian guano. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science 7: 155-166.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Asteromphalus is Asteromphalus darwinii Ehrenberg.

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

Basionym
Spatangidium flabellatum Brébisson

Type Information
Type locality: Peru guano; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), flabellate, fan-shaped (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 07 June 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 07 June 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 June 2024

 
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