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Dictyocha pentasterias Ehrenberg 1840

Publication details
Dictyocha pentasterias Ehrenberg 1840: [147 in journal]

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1840). Über noch zahlreich jetzt lebende Thierarten der Kreidebildung und den Organismus der Polythalamien Preprint of Abhandlung der Könglichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin aus dem Jahre 1839 [1841] with different pagination. pp. 1-94, 4 pls. Berlin.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Dictyocha is Dictyocha fibula Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Actiniscus pentasterias (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Norway: Christiania [Oslo] (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Boeck; (Index Nominum Algarum Notes: Greece (fossil); Norway: Christiania [Oslo] (living).

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
Ehrenberg, C.G. (1843). Über die verbreitung des jetzt wirkenden kleinsten organischen lebens in Asien, Australien und Afrika und über die vorherrschende bildung auch des oolithkalkes der Juraformation aus kleinen polythalamischen thieren. Ber. Verh. Preuss. Akad. Berlin 1843: 100-106.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 September 2020.

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