Dictyocha speculum Ehrenberg 1839

Dictyocha speculum Ehrenberg

Dictyocha speculum EhrenbergRobin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Dictyocha speculum Ehrenberg 1839: 129, pl. IV [4]: fig. Xn [10]

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1839). Über die Bildung der Kreidefelsen und des Kreidemergels durch unsichtbare Organismen. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1838: 59-147, pls I-IV, tables 1, 2.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Dictyocha is Dictyocha fibula Ehrenberg.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Octactis speculum (Ehrenberg) F.H.Chang, J.M.Grieve & J.E.Sutherland.

Type Information
Type locality: Algeria: Oran (chalk marl fossil); (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), a looking-glass, mirror (Brown 1954).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 17 August 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 03 December 2019

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 03 December 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 February 2023

 
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