Actinoptychus hispidus 1882
Actinoptychus hispidus Grunow in Van Heurck 1882: pl. 123, fig. 2
Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1882). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique. Atlas pls LXXVIII-CXXXII [78-132 and supplementary pls 22 bis, 82bis, 83bis, 83ter, 95bis], tables genres. . Anvers: Ducaju et Cie.
Publication date: April-May
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Radiodiscus hispidus (Grunow) M.Voigt
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), hispid, covered with coarse rigid erect hairs or bristles harsh to the touch [or seeming so] (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Voigt, M. (1951). An interesting Indian marine diatom, Radiodiscus hispidus (Grun.) Mills. Journal of the Indian Botanical Society 30(1-4): 56-58, pl. 3.
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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 17 September 2021.