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Dactyliosolen antarcticus Castracane 1886

Publication details
Dactyliosolen antarcticus Castracane 1886: 75, pl. 9: fig. 7

Published in: Castracane, [C.A.] F. (1886). Report on the Diatomaceae collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. In: Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. Botany - Vol. II. (Murray, J. Eds), pp. [1]-178.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Dactyliosolen.

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

Type information
Type locality: Antarctic Ocean (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Antarctic (Stearn 1985).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Dactyliosolen antarcticus var. typica Heiden & Kolbe 1928
Dactyliosolen antarcticus f. typica Heiden & Kolbe 1928

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

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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