Actinoptychus splendens (Shadbolt) 1861
Actinophaenia splendens Shadbolt (14 sectors)__400x _Diam. 92 µm __Oamaru, New Zealand
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Actinoptychus splendens (Shadbolt) Ralfs in Pritchard 1861: 840
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..
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Actinophaenia splendens Shadbolt
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), splendid, shining, gleaming, brilliant (Stearn 1985).
Actinophaenia splendens Shadbolt 1854
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Actinophaenia splendens Shadbolt)
Africa: Gambia (Foged 1986).
South-west Asia: India (Gupta & Das 2020).
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).
(as Actinoptychus splendens (Shadbolt) Ralfs)
Arctic: Arctic Russia (Tsoy & Obrezkova 2017).
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Vilicic, Marasovic & Miokovic 2002), Albania (Miho & Witkowski 2005), Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Bosnia-Hertzegovina (Hafner, Jasprica & Car 2018), Britain (Hendey 1954, Hendey 1974, Hartley 1986, Sims 1996), France (Méléder et al. 2007 ), Helgoland (Kraberg & al. 2019), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Portugal (Moita & Vilarinho 1999), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018), Spain (Varela 1982).
North America: Canada (Mather & al. 2010), Mexico (López-Fuerte & Siqueiros-Beltrones 2016), Mexico (Atlantic) (Licea, Moreno-Ruiz & Luna 2016), Mexico (Pacific) (Torres-Ariño & al. 2019), North Carolina (Hustedt 1955).
Africa: South Africa (Giffen 1967).
South-east Asia: Philippines (Bassler 1925).
Guo Yujie [Kuo, Y.C., Guo, Y.C.] (2003). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. I. Centricae. pp. -493. Beijing: Science Press.
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.
Hoppenrath, M., Elbrächter, M. & Drebes, G. (2009). Marine phytoplankton Selected microphytoplankton species from the North Sea around Helgoland and Sylt. pp. -264, figs 1-87. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.
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. , 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.
Villac, M.C., Kaczmarska, I. & Ehrman, J.M. (2016). Diatoms from ship ballast sediments (with consideration of a few additional species of special interest). Diatom Monographs 18: -557, 235 pls.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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