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Spatangidium heptactis Brébisson 1857

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Coscinodiscophytina
Class Coscinodiscophyceae
Subclass Coscinodiscophycidae
Order Asterolamprales
Family Asterolampraceae
Genus Spatangidium

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Spatangidium heptactis Brébisson
Poulsbo, Washington, USA; Liberty Bay Marina, 1000x, DIC. 06 Jul 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Spatangidium heptactis Brébisson
Silverdale, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, 1000x, DIC. 20 Jun 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Spatangidium heptactis Brébisson
Silverdale, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, 400x, DIC. 20 Jun 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Asteromphalus heptactis (Brébisson) Ralfs Poulsbo, Washington, USA; Liberty Bay Marina, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Spatangidium heptactis Brébisson 1857: 296, pl. III [3]: fig. 2

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.

Type species
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 heptactis (Brébisson) Ralfs

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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 plates. London: Whittaker and Co..

Key references
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.

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