Hemidiscus cuneiformis Wallich 1860
Hemidiscus cuneiformis Wallich 1860: 42, pl. II : figs 3, 4
Published in: Wallich, G.C. (1860). On the siliceous organisms found in the digestive cavities of the Salpae, and their relation to the flint nodules of the Chalk Formation. Transactions of the Microscopical Society of London, New Series 8: 36-55, pl. II.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Hemidiscus.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Actinocyclus cuneiformis (Wallich) F.Gómez, Lu Wang & Senjie Lin.
Type locality: Bay of Bengal and Indian Ocean; (Index Nominum Algarum) Type: April 1857 ; from salps; (Index Nominum Algarum)
Origin of Species Name
(Latin), wedge-shaped or narrow below and wide above
This is a marine species.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 25 October 2021
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 25 October 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 August 2022