Asteromphalus sarcophagus Wallich 1860
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.
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..
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Asteromphalus sarcophagus Wallich)
Europe: France (Anon. 2017).
South America: Brazil (Eskinazi-Leça & al. 2010).
Middle East: Kuwait (Al-Kandari & Suburova 2019).
South-west Asia: India (Gupta & Das 2020).
Australia and New Zealand: Australia (McCarthy 2013).
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.
Al-Yamani, F.Y. & Suburova, M.A. (2019). Marine phytoplankton of Kuwait's waters Volume II. Diatoms. pp. -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
Verified by: 22 March 2021 by M.D. Guiry
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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 23 September 2021.