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Actinoptychus vulgaris Schumann 1867

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

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Actinoptychus vulgaris Schumann
Diam. 57 µm (600x) _Sp. with 16 sections.. 19 Jan 2013. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Actinoptychus vulgaris Schumann
Diam. 57 µm (600x) _Sp. with 16 sections.. 19 Jan 2013. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Actinoptychus vulgaris Schumann
400x __Diam. 88 µm. 18 Oct 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Actinoptychus vulgaris Schumann
Drawing from Atlas der Diatomaceenkunde (A. Schmidt) Plate 153: Fig. 1. 23 Sep 2011. © 1890 Atlas der Diatomaceenkunde (A. Schmidt).

 

Halymenia kallymenioides Harvey

Actinoptychus vulgaris Schumann Diam. 57 µm (600x) _Sp. with 16 sections.
© Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com)

Publication details
Actinoptychus vulgaris Schumann 1867: 64

Published in: Schumann, J. (1867). Preussische Diatomeen. Schriften der koniglichen physikalisch-okonomischen Gesellschaft zu Konigsberg 8: 37-68, pls 1-3.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Actinoptychus is Actinoptychus senarius (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), common, general, ordinary (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Actinoptychus splendens var. vulgaris (Schumann) Proshkina-Lavrenko 1949

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Actinoptychus vulgaris Schumann)
Europe: Bosnia-Hertzegovina (Hafner, Jasprica & Car 2018), Britain (Hartley 1986), France (Anon. 2017), Spain (Varela 1982).

North America: 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).

South America: Argentina (Garibotti et al. 2011), Brazil (Eskinazi-Leça & al. 2010).

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

Asia: China (Liu 2008), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

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

Key references
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.

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