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Actinoptychus minutus Greville 1866

Publication details
Actinoptychus minutus Greville 1866: 5, pl. 1: fig. 12

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1866). Descriptions of new and rare Diatoms. Series XVIII. Transactions of the Microscopical Society, New Series, London 14: 1-9, pls I, II.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Actinoptychus is Actinoptychus senarius (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small, minute (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Actinoptychus minutus Greville)
North America: Gulf of California (Moreno, Licea & Santoyo 1996), Mexico (López-Fuerte & Siqueiros-Beltrones 2016), Mexico (Atlantic) (Licea, Moreno-Ruiz & Luna 2016), Mexico (Pacific) (Torres-Ariño & al. 2019).

Middle East: Egypt (Zalat 2002).

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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 26 October 2021.

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