Actinocyclus normanii, copyright Kristian Peters.

Belongs within: Diatomea.

The Actinodiscaceae are a group of centric diatoms with radially ribbed valves.

<==Actinodiscaceae W61
    |–Cosmiodiscus elegans W61
    |–Actinoptychus Ehrenberg 1839 W61
    |    |–A. constellatus H04
    |    |–A. heliopelta H04
    |    |–A. senarius G75
    |    |–A. splendens G75
    |    |–A. undulatus B26
    |    `–A. vulgaris Schumann 1867 W61
    |–Aulacodiscus Ehrenberg 1844 W61
    |    |–A. beeveriae W61
    |    |–A. brownei Norman in Pritch. 1861 [incl. A. probabilis A.S. 1875] W61
    |    |–A. grevilleanus H04
    |    |–A. kittoni W61
    |    |    |–A. k. var. kittoni W61
    |    |    `–A. k. var. johnsonii (Arnott) Ratt. 1888 [=A. johnsonii Arnott in Pritch. 1861] W61
    |    `–A. mammosus H04
    `–Actinocyclus Ehrenberg 1839 W61, G75
         |–A. barklyi W61
         |    |–A. b. var. barklyi W61
         |    `–A. b. var. aggregatus W61
         |–A. curvatulus CS-C06
         |–A. ehrenbergii W61
         |–A. moniliformis W61
         |–A. normanii P98
         |–A. octonarius G75
         `–A. oculatus BC79

*Type species of generic name indicated


[BC79] Berggren, W. A., & J. A. Van Couvering. 1979. Quaternary. In: Robison, R. A., & C. Teichert (eds) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology pt A. Introduction. Fossilisation (Taphonomy), Biogeography and Biostratigraphy pp. A505–A543. The Geological Society of America, Inc.: Boulder (Colorado), and The University of Kansas: Lawrence (Kansas).

[B26] Bigelow, H. B. 1926. Plankton of the offshore waters of the Gulf of Maine. Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries 40 (2): 1–509.

[C-SC06] Cavalier-Smith, T., & E. E.-Y. Chao. 2006. Phylogeny and megasystematics of phagotrophic heterokonts (kingdom Chromista). Journal of Molecular Evolution 62: 388–420.

[G75] Giffen, M. H. 1975. An account of the littoral diatoms from Langebaan, Saldanha Bay, Cape Province, South Africa. Botanica Marina 18: 71–95.

[H04] Haeckel, E. 1899–1904. Kunstformen der Natur. Bibliographisches Institut: Leipzig und Wien.

[P98] Prothero, D. R. 1998. Bringing Fossils to Life: An introduction to paleobiology. WCB McGraw-Hill: Boston.

[W61] Wood, E. J. F. 1961. Studies on Australian and New Zealand diatoms. V.—The Rawson Collection of recent diatoms. Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand 88 (4): 699–712.

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