Spatangidium ralfsianum G.Norman ex 1859
Spatangidium ralfsianum G.Norman ex Greville 1859: 161, pl. VII : fig. 7
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1859). Description of Diatomaceae observed in Californian guano. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science 7: 155-166.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Asteromphalus heptactis (Brébisson) Ralfs
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
In Californian and Peruvian guanos. - (8 Jul 2019) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
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
Scott, F.J. & Thomas, D.P. (2005). Diatoms. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 13-201. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.
Created: 21 June 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 July 2019 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 19 September 2021.