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Actinocyclus octonarius var. ralfsii (W.Smith) Hendey 1954

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

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Actinocyclus octonarius var. ralfsii (W.Smith) Hendey
400x __Diam. 91 µm. 21 May 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com).

Actinocyclus octonarius var. ralfsii (W.Smith) Hendey
400x __Diam. 91 µm. 21 May 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com).

 

Pseudophycodrys pulcherrima Baarsdeth

Actinocyclus octonarius var. ralfsii (W.Smith) Hendey 400x __Diam. 91 µm
© Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com)

Publication details
Actinocyclus octonarius var. ralfsii (W.Smith) Hendey 1954: 557

Published in: Hendey, N.I. (1954). A preliminary check-list of British marine diatoms. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 33: 537-560.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Actinocyclus is Actinocyclus octonarius Ehrenberg.

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

Basionym
Eupodiscus ralfsii W.Smith

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Eupodiscus ralfsii W.Smith 1856
Actinocyclus ralfsii (W.Smith) Ralfs 1861
Actinocyclus ehrenbergii var. ralfsii (W.Smith) Hustedt 1929

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Coscinodiscus fuscus G.Norman 1861

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.

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.

Hendey, N.I. (1974). A revised check-list of the British marine diatoms. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 54: 277-300, no figs.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

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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