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Amphitetras alternans (‘altemans’) H.L. Smith in Christian 1887, p. 67, text-fig. [1] on p. 65
CommentsFigure [1] on p. 65 is mislabeled “Cosc. excavatus, var. Greville”. According to INA, that figure was reprinted on p. 123 and labeled “Amphitetras (Biddulphia) altemans N.S.” Correction to “alternans” first introduced by Mills 1933, p. 140 (ref. 000997)
Published inChristian, T. 1887 [ref. 000217]. New Diatomaceous deposits. The Microscope 7(3):65-68.
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Type LocalityLanguage of descriptionE
CollectorAssessment of record accuracylikely accurate