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Actinoptychus affinis Barker & S.H.Meakin, nom. illeg. 1945

Publication details
Actinoptychus affinis Barker & S.H.Meakin 1945: 18, pl. 3: fig. 1, nom. illeg.

Published in: Barker, J.W. & Meakin, S.H. (1945). New and rare diatoms. J. Quek. Micr. Club, ser. 4 2(1): 18-22, pl. 3-4.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Actinoptychus is Actinoptychus senarius (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Actinoptychus meakinii VanLandingham

Described as a fossil.

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), neighbouring, allied to, akin to (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
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
VanLandingham, S.L. (1967). Catalogue of the fossil and Recent genera and species of diatoms and their synonyms. Acanthoceras through Bacillaria. Vol. 1 pp. [1]-xi, [1]-493. Lehre: J. Cramer.

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