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Actinophaenia splendens Shadbolt 1854, p. 16
CommentsFollowing the generic description Shadbolt states:"I propose for this form the generic name Actinophaenia...with the specific designation splendens." See comments by Roper 1854 (ref. 000793), p. 74 (Actinocyclus sedenarius Ehrenberg). Also described by Shadbolt in Quart. J. Micr. Sc. 2: 201. 1854 (fide INA)
Published inShadbolt, G. 1854 [ref. 000821]. A short description of some new forms of Diatomaceae from Port Natal. Transactions of the Microscopical Society, New Series, London 2(1):13-18, pl. 1.
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Type LocalityLanguage of descriptionE
CollectorAssessment of record accuracyuncertain/not verified
List of nomenclatural synonymsActinoptychus splendens (Shadbolt) Ralfs in Pritchard 1861