Amphitetras cruciata Janisch & Rabenhorst 1863

Rhaphoneis amphiceros var. cruciata (Janisch & Rabenhorst) Mereschkowsky

Rhaphoneis amphiceros var. cruciata (Janisch & Rabenhorst) Mereschkowsky1000x _Dim. 27 x 27 µm - 25 April 2013. Robert Lavigne (

Publication Details
Amphitetras cruciata Janisch & Rabenhorst 1863: 4, pl.1: fig. 5

Published in: Janisch, C. & Rabenhorst, L. (1863). Ueber Meeres-Diatomaceen von Honduras. In: Beiträge zur näheren Kenntniss und Verbreitung der Algen. Heft I. ( Eds), pp. 1-16. Leipzig: Verlag von Eduard Kummer.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Amphitetras is Amphitetras antediluviana Ehrenberg.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Perissonoë cruciata (Janisch & Rabenhorst) G.W.Andrews & Stoelzel.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), cross-shaped (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 September 2003 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 25 April 2013

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Robert Lavigne in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 25 April 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 11 August 2022

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