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Actinoptychus hispidus Grunow 1882

Publication details
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.
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Publication date: April-May

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 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).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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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