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Actiniscus pennatus Grunow 1882

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Gymnodiniales
Family Actiniscaceae
Genus Actiniscus

 

Publication details
Actiniscus pennatus Grunow 1882: pl. 82 bis: figs 11, 12

Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1882). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique. Atlas pls LXXVIII-CXXXII [78-132 and supplementary pls 22 bis, 82bis, 83bis, 83ter, 95bis], tables genres. . Anvers: Ducaju et Cie.
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Publication date: April-May

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Actiniscus is Actiniscus pentasterias (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Corethron pennatum (Grunow) Ostenfeld

Type information
Type locality: Antarctic Ocean (Ostenfeld 1902: pl. 82 bis, figs 1, 12). (Index Nominum Algarum Notes: "Lectotype: pl. 82 bis, figs 1, 12. Epitype: BRM Zu4/87" (Crawford & al. 1998: 19).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pinnate (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
No description (INA). - (12 Oct 2020) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Ostenfeld, C.H. (1903). Marine plankton diatoms. In: Flora of Koh Chang. Contributions to the knowledge of the vegetation in the Gulf of Siam by Johs. Schmidt. Part VII. Botanisk Tidsskrift 25(1): 1-27, 3 figs.

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