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Asteromphalus robustus Castracane 1875

Publication details
Asteromphalus robustus Castracane 1875: 393, pl. 6: fig. 5

Published in: Castracane, F. (1875). Contribuzione alla florulla delle Diatomee del Mediterraneo ossia esame del contenuto nello stomaco si un salpa pinnata pescata a Messina . Atti Acad. Pontif. Nuovi Lincei 28: 377-396, pl. 6.

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 Asteromphalus brookei var. robustus (Castracane) Rattray

Type information
Mediterranean Sea near Messina

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), strong growing, strong-growing, or stout.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Asteromphalus robustus Castracane)
Arctic: Arctic Russia (Tsoy & Obrezkova 2017).

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Vilicic, Marasovic & Miokovic 2002), Albania (Miho & Witkowski 2005), Black Sea (BSPC Editorial Board 2014, Zotov 2018), Croatia (Vilicic et al. 2009), Greece (Foged 1986), Romania (Caraus 2017).

North America: Gulf of California (Moreno, Licea & Santoyo 1996, Moreno, Licea & Santoyo 1996), Mexico (Atlantic) (Licea, Moreno-Ruiz & Luna 2016), Mexico (Pacific) (Torres-AriƱo & al. 2019).

Africa: Gambia (Foged 1986).

South-west Asia: India (Gupta & Das 2020).

Asia: China (Liu 2008), Korea (Lee, Choi & Lee 1995), Russia (Sea of Japan) (Gail 1950), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Source of current name
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

Key references
Guo Yujie [Kuo, Y.C., Guo, Y.C.] (2003). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. I. Centricae. pp. [1]-493. Beijing: Science Press.

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2021.

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