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Asteromphalus sarcophagus Wallich 1860

Publication details
Asteromphalus sarcophagus Wallich 1860: 47, pl. 2: fig. 12

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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Asteromphalus is Asteromphalus darwinii Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Liriogramma sarcophagus (Wallich) D.Z.Lan

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), A stone coffin, often inscribed or decorated with sculpture..

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Lan, D.Z., Cheng, Z.D. & Liu, S. C. (1995). Diatoms in late quaternary sediments from the South China Sea. : 0-000.

Key references
Al-Yamani, F.Y. & Suburova, M.A. (2019). Marine phytoplankton of Kuwait's waters Volume II. Diatoms. pp. [1]-336, 161 pls. Kuwait: Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research.

Hasle, G.R. & Syvertsen, E.E. (1996). Marine diatoms. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 5-385. San Diego: Academic Press.

Created: 26 April 2003 by Mairead Murphy

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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 30 July 2021.

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