Spatangidium arachne Brébisson 1857
Spatangidium arachne Brébisson 1857: 296, pl. 3: fig. 1
Published in: Brébisson, A. de (1857). Description de quelques nouvelles diatomées observées dans le guano de Pérou, et formant genre Spatangidium. Bulletin de la Société Linnéenne de Normandie 3: 292-358.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Asteromphalus arachne (Brébisson) Ralfs
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
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 pls. London: Whittaker and Co..
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 March 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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Hernández-Becerril, D.U. (1992). Reinstatement of the diatom genus Spatangidium (Bacillariophyta): the type species S. arachne. Phycologia 31: 278-284, 14 figs.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 September 2021.