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Actinocyclus senarius Ehrenberg 1838

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Coscinodiscophytina
Class Coscinodiscophyceae
Subclass Coscinodiscophycidae
Order Coscinodiscales
Family Hemidiscaceae
Genus Actinocyclus

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Actinocyclus senarius Ehrenberg
400x __Diam. 75 µm. 27 Jul 2012. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Actinocyclus senarius Ehrenberg
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; tidal marsh, 400x, DIC. 13 Apr 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Actinocyclus senarius Ehrenberg
Valve view. Note the distince sectioning of the valva face.. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Actinoptychus senarius (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; tidal marsh, 400x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Actinocyclus senarius Ehrenberg 1838: 172, pl. 21: fig. 6

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1838). Die Infusionsthierchen als vollkommene Organismen. Ein Blick in das tiefere organische Leben der Natur. pp. i-xviii, [1-4], 1-547, [1], pls I-LXIV. Leipzig: Verlag von Leopold Voss.

Publication date: July-August

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Actinocyclus is Actinocyclus octonarius Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Actinoptychus senarius (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: Algeria: Oran (fossil) (Index Nominum Algarum).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Actinocyclus senarius Ehrenberg 1837: 61 (Index Nominum Algarum). - (12 Jan 2011) - G.M. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Ehrenberg, C.G. (1843). Verbreitung und Einfluss des mikroskopischen Lebens in Süd- und Nord-Amerika. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1841: 291-445 + [1, Berichtigungen], + 4 pls.

Key references
Scott, F.J. & Thomas, D.P. (2005). Diatoms. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 13-201. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

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Verified by: 10 July 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 August 2022.

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