Actinocyclus octonarius Ehrenberg 1837

Actinocyclus octonarius Ehrenberg

Current name: Actinocyclus octonarius Ehrenberg
Close-up __FOV 100 µm - 21 May 2011. Robert Lavigne. (

Publication Details
Actinocyclus octonarius Ehrenberg 1837: 61

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1837). Nachricht des Hrn Agassiz in Neuchatel über den ebenfalls aus mikroskopichen Kiesel-Organismen gebildeten Polirschiefer von Oran in Afrika. 1837: 59-61.

Type Species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Actinocyclus.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Oran, Africa (fossil); (Index Nominum Algarum)

Described as a fossil.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 06 June 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 June 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 26 September 2023

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