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Actinocyclus antarcticus Castracane 1886, p. 145
CommentsProvisional name. Unpublished manuscript name cited under Actinocyclus oliveranus O’Meara. “The name which I have suggested [A. antarcticus] can accordingly only be applied in the event of some important distinctions being ultimately determined between the two types referred to [A. oliveranus and A. antarcticus]”
Published inCastracane, F. 1886 [ref. 000193]. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. Botany - Vol. II. Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London. 178 pp., 30 pls.
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Type LocalityLanguage of descriptionE
CollectorAssessment of record accuracylikely accurate