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Asteromphalus heptactis (Brébisson) Ralfs 1861

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Coscinodiscophytina
Class Coscinodiscophyceae
Subclass Coscinodiscophycidae
Order Asterolamprales
Family Asterolampraceae
Genus Asteromphalus

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Asteromphalus heptactis (Brébisson) Ralfs
Poulsbo, Washington, USA; Liberty Bay Marina, 1000x, DIC. 06 Jul 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Asteromphalus heptactis (Brébisson) Ralfs
Silverdale, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, 1000x, DIC. 20 Jun 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Asteromphalus heptactis (Brébisson) Ralfs
Silverdale, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, 400x, DIC. 20 Jun 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Asteromphalus heptactis (Brébisson) Ralfs Silverdale, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, 400x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Asteromphalus heptactis (Brébisson) Ralfs in Pritchard 1861: 838, pl. 8: fig. 21

Published in: 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. i-xii, 1- 968, 40 pls. London: Whittaker and Co., Ave Maria Lane.
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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 heptactis Brébisson

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Spatangidium heptactis Brébisson 1857

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Spatangidium ralfsianum G.Norman ex Greville 1859
Asterolampra ralfsiana Greville 1862
Asteromphalus reticulatus Cleve 1873
Asteromphalus areolata A.Mann 1925

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

Guo Yujie [Kuo, Y.C., Guo, Y.C.] (2003). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. I. Centricae. pp. [1]-493. Beijing: Science Press.

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.

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.

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