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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. xii, 968, 40 plates. London: Whittaker and Co..
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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 areolatus A.Mann 1925

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Spatangidium heptactis Brébisson)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

(as Asteromphalus heptactis (Brébisson) Ralfs)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Vilicic, Marasovic & Miokovic 2002), Albania (Miho & Witkowski 2005), Black Sea (BSPC Editorial Board 2014, Zotov 2018), Britain (Hendey 1954, Hendey 1974, Hartley 1986, Sims 1996), Croatia (Vilicic et al. 2009), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018).

North America: Baja California (Gárate-Lizárraga 2014), 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).

Central America: Gulf of California (Gárate-Lizárraga & al. 2014).

South America: Brazil (Eskinazi-Leça & al. 2010), Colombia (Lozano-Duque & al. 2010).

Indian Ocean Islands: Maldives (Stanca & al. 2013).

Middle East: Iraq (Maulood & al. 2013, Al-Saboonchi & Al-Shawi 2016), Kuwait (Al-Kandari & Suburova 2019), Turkey (Taskin (ed.) & al. 2019, Kalei & Akçaalan 2020).

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

Asia: China (Liu 2008), Japan (Nagumo & Mayama 2000), Korea (Lee, Choi & Lee 1995), Russia (Far East) (Shevchenko & al. 2019), Russia (Sea of Japan) (Gail 1950), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

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

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

(as Asteromphalus reticulatus Cleve)
South-east Asia: Philippines (Bassler 1925).

Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

(as Asteromphalus areolatus A.Mann)
North America: Gulf of California (Moreno, Licea & Santoyo 1996).

South-east Asia: Philippines (Bassler 1925).

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.

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.

Okuna, H. (1951). Electron microscopical study on Antarctic diatoms. Journal of Japanese Botany 26(10): 305-310, 1 pl.

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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