Hemidiscus kanayanus Simonsen
Hemidiscus kanayanus Simonsen 1972: 265, figs 1-6
Published in: Simonsen, R. (1972). Über die Diatomeengattung Hemidiscus^Wallich und andere Angehörige der sogenannten 'Hemidiscaceae'. Veröff. Inst. Meeresf. Bremerhaven 13: 265-273.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Actinocyclus kanayanus (Simonsen) F.Gómez, Lu Wang & Senjie Lin
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Indian Ocean 9°23'N, 75°02'E [Arabian Sea; Persian Gulf] (Silva 1996-to date). Holotype: figs 1-4 in Simonsen's collection: 9.ii.1965; (Silva 1996-to date Notes: Isotypes in BM(NH) no. 77873 (INA).
Source of current name
Gómez, F., Wang, L., Hernández-Becerril, D.U., Lisunova, Y.O., Lopes, R.M. & Lin, S. (2017). Molecular phylogeny suggests transfer of Hemidiscus into Actinocyclus (Coscinodiscales, Coscinodiscophyceae). Diatom Research 32(1): 21-28.
Created: 23 April 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 March 2018.